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CDADave: Et Tu, Spokesman-Review?

“I think the S-R needs to understand that NO LOCAL RESIDENTS EVEN CARE about “hundred-thousand-dollar showers which work simultaneously on six zones of the body”. Most local residents cannot BEGIN to relate to “a two-story waterfall, running at 80 gallons per minute, (which) mimics the muted roar of a stream during snowmelt.” No one who’s scrambling to make a living around here is going to spend $45 on a manicure, or $110 for a hot stone massage, or fer cryin’ out loud, indulging in a CAVIAR FACIAL, where FISH EGGS are SPREAD ON YOUR FACE! That’ll run ya $190; more if you want a second helping of black fish eggs. ‘Oh’, you say, “but the resort caters to tourists”. Well, yeah!”

For the rest of the post by CDADave/Thin Air re: the Coeur d’Alene Resort spa (and the SR’s story), click here.


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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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