About the Author

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Julie grew up in Des Moines, Iowa and received her BA in Journalism from the University of Iowa.   She is currently a freelance writer, blogger and photographer: contributing regularly to several local publications.  She also contributes regularly to two blogs she established.  “Outlooks and Inspirations”  (found at julieetta1982.blogspot.com) is a blog covering a diversity of topics including feminism today, health and wellness issues for women and the hobbies of scrapbooking/journaling. This particular blog (americantrekkerblog.com) is devoted to travel features and tips for traveling in America. With such a love for the beauty of our National Parks, Julie published a book about her trips to many of them. Entitled: “A Walk in the Park…Journeys through our Nation’s Greatest Treasures” and is available on Amazon. The direct link is: https://www.amazon.com/Walk-Park-Journeys-Greatest-Treasures/dp/1792837771/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=A+walk+in+the+Park…Journey%27s+through+our+nation%27s+greatest+treasures&qid=1610665043&sr=8-1 She currently lives in Wisconsin with her husband and luckily they both have a love of travel.  You may reach Julie at: http://julieetta05@gmail.com