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SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2015

THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2013

Travel Brings Couples Closer Together

If you're looking for a way to strengthen your relationship, try hitting the road. Together. According to a survey by the U.S. Travel Association, couples who travel together find more satisfaction. They experience better communication and have longer-lasting relationships. They are more romantic. Today is...

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MONDAY, FEB. 14, 2011

Some years, love bites.

It looked like a child’s Valentine, a square of red construction paper glued onto a round, 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...

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Love in Plain Brown Paper

Another Valentine re-post. This one was written in 2005 during my first life as a S-R freelancer. February 14, 2005 Real love is the kind we are surrounded by every day Cheryl-anne Millsap The Spokesman-Review Chances are you’ve got love, or something like it, on...

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SATURDAY, FEB. 12, 2011

Swans wintering on Lake Michigan at Traverse City. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Valentine Swan Song 

(photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap) The wind slipped cold, cruel fingers down my collar and teased at the heavy scarf around my neck and it fluttered and danced around my face as I walked carefully down the slushy sidewalk. The afternoon sun was high and bright...

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True Love is Truly Ageless

This is a re-post of one of my favorite columns. I am always asked to read it when I have a speaking engagement. I wrote this in 2006 but I've never forgotten the feeling of standing at the window and watching the couple walk down...

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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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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.