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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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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 29, 2014

SUNDAY, FEB. 16, 2014

MONDAY, SEPT. 30, 2013

MONDAY, SEPT. 2, 2013

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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MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2013

MONDAY, FEB. 11, 2013

Travel: Soaking in the View From the Tub

(Photo of the Hotel Welcome 'Bali' Room, by Cheryl-Anne Millsap) For many of us, there are few elemental pleasures that can equal a long hot solitary soak, especially when it is in a tub filled with bubbles or scented oil. Time and troubles seem to...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 5, 2013

 (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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SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012

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

Little Souvenirs

Preparing to take a taxi to the Brussels airport, I’ve removed everything from my suitcase and spread it across the bed in my hotel room and I am, one by one, refolding and repacking each piece. Looking at the things I’ve gathered, even though I...

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SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 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.