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Vacation Wild Card No. 6 — 12/26/06

I hate to leave you on your own this week as I enjoy the rest of my vacation. But I’m thoroughly enjoying my nuclear and extended family. 17 of us live in North Idaho, stretched from Coeur d’Alene (9) to Post Falls (2) to Spirit Lake (3) to Bonners Ferry (3). That means family gatherings happen at the drop of a hat. And that relatives from Portland and California visit regularly because there’s so many of us bundled up in one spot. ‘Tis nice to live only a few miles apart. And to have such close relationships on both sides of the family after all these years. What a blessing. Now, here’s your Vacation Tuesday Wild Card …

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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