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Home Planet archive for April 2011

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011

Wed., April 27, 2011, 11:32 p.m.

Tornadoes Assault in Every Direction 

April in the South is peak tornado season. Yesterday, killer storms swept through Alabama killing dozens, destroying lives and wiping out entire communities. It’s mid-April. The big forsythia I planted in my back yard is finally blooming. Jonquils have pushed up through the chilly soil....

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SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2011

Sat., April 23, 2011, 9:09 p.m.

Gone for a Soldier

They stood on the corner downtown, a loose, silent group of young men. Most not more than boys, really. Each had a bag or duffle at their feet. I realized they were new recruits on their way to boot camp. To basic training. On their...

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SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2011

Nashville songwriters Regie Hamm, Karen Staley, Wil Nance, and Billy Kirsch perform at Puckett's for the 2011 Tin Pan South songwriter's festival. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Sun., April 17, 2011, 1:34 a.m.

Regie Hamm: A Song of Second Chances

Walking down the streets of Nashville, it’s not uncommon to see a star; an artist stepping out of a studio or having a beer at a downtown watering hole. You might see them in the grocery store or jogging through the neighborhood. Nashville is that...

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SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2011

FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011

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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