Home Planet archive for Feb. 2010

FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2010

Riding the Amtrak Empire Builder 

Special to PinchFeb. 25, 2010By Cheryl-Anne Millsap The lights glowed in tiny pools on the sidewalk, piercing the darkness every few yards or so, reflecting in the polished steel as I walked along the idling train. Stepping up into the railcar, I stowed my heavy...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 23, 2010

Winter in Glacier National Park

Special to PinchBy Cheryl-Anne MillsapFeb. 21, 2010 We drove into the west entrance of Glacier National Park late in the clear February morning and our tires crunched into the frozen crust of last week’s snowfall. The cold, sweet, air bit at our faces as we...

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SUNDAY, FEB. 14, 2010

Dear Valentine, You know who you are

Dear... Well, I don’t need to put your names down on paper. You all know who you are... This morning when you woke up and stumbled into the kitchen for that first cup of coffee or bowl of cereal, or woke up and stumbled out...

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SATURDAY, FEB. 13, 2010

A Love That Never Grows Old

True love is truly ageless Cheryl-Anne Millsap Staff writerFebruary 13, 2006Standing at the window, high above the busy street, I watched them. The elderly couple walked slowly down the sidewalk. He was tall. His head was bent low over the woman at his side, and...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2010

Valentine's Day? Bite me.

It looked like a child’s Valentine, a square of red construction paper glued onto a lacy white paper doily. I noticed it on the floor, one edge trapped under the leg of a chair in the coffee shop. I picked it up and opened it...

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Real love, real lives

Thursday, February 11, 2010Another vintage Home Planet Valentine... Real love is the kind we are surrounded by every day Cheryl-anne Millsap The Spokesman-ReviewFebruary 14, 2005Chances are you've got love, or something like it, on your mind. After all, it's Valentine's Day.Did you buy roses? You...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 9, 2010

SATURDAY, FEB. 6, 2010

All the time in the world

The older I get and the more I watch the world around me, the more I realize that - good health allowing - eventually we all seem to sort ourselves into one of two groups. We decide to be happy or we don’t. We all...

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MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2010

The Sweetest Valentine

I've been going over some old Valentine columns and decided to post a few in the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day. After all, some things bear repeating.CAM February 11, 2008 Home Planet: Words much sweeter than gifts Cheryl-Anne Millsap The Spokesman-Review I love you....

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Cheryl-Anne Millsap's Home Planet column appears each week in the Wednesday "Pinch" supplement. Cheryl-Anne is a regular contributor to Spokane Public Radio and her essays can be heard on Public Radio stations across the country.



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