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THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2015

 (Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Travel: Not Quite Midnight in Paris

Of all the photos I’ve brought home from my travels, the watery image my camera produced without any filters or manipulation on my part, is one of my favorites. I’d somehow managed to capture exactly what I experienced: a you-had-to-be-there moment in a beautiful city with a rich, dramatic, and poetic history.

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MONDAY, AUG. 4, 2014

London's iconic red buses and black taxis move along Piccadilly Road in the heart of the city. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Travel: London in a Weekend

After our June transatlantic crossing on the Cunard Queen Mary 2, we spent an additional three days in London before flying back to Spokane. That’s not a lot of time in one of the world’s most beautiful and historic cities, but with a map, a...

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 (Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Travel: Chasing Paris 

It was not the first time I’ve taken a daughter to Paris. Two years ago my middle daughter and I spent a January week in the City of Light, but that’s where the similarity ends. There is a world of difference in 17 and 21....

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THURSDAY, JAN. 10, 2013

Travel: Paris in Winter

Most people dream of Paris in the springtime, when the city blooms and leaves unfurl like tiny pennants on tree-lined boulevards. Or, they look forward to a summer vacation in the high season, when the grass in the parks is lush and green, the warm...

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MONDAY, DEC. 17, 2012

MONDAY, NOV. 19, 2012

SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012

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

Lesson from Estonia: Love feeds us all

(Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap) Living in villages in the remote southeastern corner of Estonia, the Setu people have been farmers and woodsmen for centuries. No one seems to be exactly sure how long. They are said to be the oldest settled people in Europe, having...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2012

Lucca, Italy. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Buon giorno!

(Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap) Maybe it's because I shoveled snow twice yesterday. It might be a reaction to my cold nose and hands and the pile of boots and gloves dripping on the floor beside the back door. Whatever the reason, I've been daydreaming about...

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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.