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Home Planet archive for May 2010

SUNDAY, MAY 30, 2010

THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010

SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2010

Garden Wall Inn at Whitefish, Montana (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Sweet Dreams: The Garden Wall Inn

In love and lodging, the little things always seem to matter the most. I was reminded of this in early May, when I traveled to Whitefish, Montana for the centennial celebration of Glacier National Park. I was lucky enough to find a rare opening at...

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FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2010

 (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Train lovers

The thing about going somewhere is that, if you’re lucky, you have someone to tell goodbye. Someone who is sad to see you go. It’s the same coming home. For the fortunate, there is someone there to welcome you. Someone who missed you and is...

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TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2010

The ties that bind 

Slipping into a parking spot across the street from the high school, I turned off the engine and waited for my daughter to come out the door. Enjoying the quiet of the car, a welcome respite from the noise of a busy day, lulled by...

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SUNDAY, MAY 9, 2010

Dancing on Mother's Day 

Happy Mother's Day. Another column from the archives...June 5, 2006 Life’s tender moments dance into our hearts Cheryl-Anne Millsap Staff writer The dance starts before we are born. Babies wait in the dark, moving in time to the beat of a mother’s heart and with...

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The Good Mother

Another Mother's Day column from the past...May 5, 2008 Home Planet: At times, it’s alright to get it wrong Cheryl-Anne Millsap The Spokesman-Review I got my first taste of mother guilt just minutes after the birth of my first child.After I delivered her – an...

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On Mother's Day, it all adds up

Another Mother's Day column from the past... May 13, 2006 Weighty concerns easily forgotten on Mother’s Day Cheryl-Anne Millsap The Spokesman-Review Tomorrow is Mother’s Day.It doesn’t matter if it’s your first Mother’s Day or your 21st; you’ve probably already learned one very important lesson: Mothering...

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FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010

Photo of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park , taken from the Foothills Parkway. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Appalachian tale

Taking the red-eye morning flight, I watched the watery April sun rise in the sky as I left the Inland northwest and flew across the country. My work took me east, but there was another, stronger, pull. I needed to see the mountains again. Not...

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Thank you for flying 'Air Mom.'

Looking back on columns about mothers... May 7, 2007 Motherhood really isn’t about smooth landings Cheryl-Anne Millsap Staff writer Imagine we are at a party (let’s make it a cocktail party because I’ve got a new dress and I’d like a chance to wear it...

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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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