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Travel: A Day in Carcassonne, France 

When you first see the medieval walled Cité' of Carcassonne, depending on the direction from which you approach, it can appear unexpectedly on the landscape. Like the magic castle in a storybook. The high stone walls and tall towers wrap ribbonlike around the rocky top...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013

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Life: Taking Baby Steps

My granddaughter is suddenly a toddler. Over the last few months we’ve watched her crawl then, almost overnight, put one foot in front of another learning first to walk and then run. Her mother, my daughter, is trained to work with patients with mobility issues...

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

Travel: Kicking the Bucket List

So often when the subject of travel comes up, someone will invariably mention their 'bucket list.' They will talk about a city or continent, a monument or some kind of natural wonder or even an event they want to see before they die. Before, as...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013

Apartment building, Rue le Littre, Paris. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Travel: A Room with a View

There is a house down the street from where I live and I often pass it on my afternoon walks through the neighborhood. It is a small white house, a classic Cape Cod, probably built in the lean years before the second World War. There...

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TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013

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Travel: Home Cooking

The routine is always the same. I walk into our kitchen, a place that is deeply familiar and filled with all the pleasant associations of my family, and I pull out everything I will need. Methodically, listening to the radio or letting my mind wander,...

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MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013

Travel: Don't Miss Beautiful Bruges

There are many reasons that Bruges is always on the must-see list for tourists visiting Belgium. Walking down the narrow streets and across the arching bridges of Bruges, it’s easy to fall into the trap of appreciating the city for its beauty alone. And Bruges...

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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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