Nancy Hecker - Travel Consultant/Travel Writer
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Nancy Hecker currently resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Nancy Hecker
Travel Consultant/Travel Writer
12623  Timberglen Terrace
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80921
Phone:  719-488-8673

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America The Beautiful
Written by Katharine Lee Bates in 1893
Inspired by her visit to the mountaintop of Pikes Peak
Colorado Springs

O Beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
For purple mountains majesties
Above the fruited plain!
America! America!
God shed His grace on thee
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea!

O beautiful for pilgrim feet,
Whose stern impassioned stress
A thoroughfare for freedom beat
Across the wilderness!
America!  America!
God mend thine every flaw,
Confirm thy soul in self control
Thy liberty in law!

O Beautiful for heroes proved
In liberating strife,
Who more than self their country loved,
And mercy more than life!
America!  America!
May God thy gold refine,
'Till all success be nobleness,
And every gain divine!

O Beautiful for patriot dream
That sees beyond the years
Thine alabaster cities gleam
Undimmed by human tears!
America!  America!
God shed his grace on thee
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea!

It's all about the journey and the friends you make along the way!  
This website is dedicated to my best friends who have traveled with me on my many tours, and more importantly on my journey through life!  Each one of you is a treasure to me!