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

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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MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013

Black truffle from Croatia. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Travel: Truffle Hunting in Croatia

Our small group, an assortment of travelers from the US, Canada and Germany, gathered as Ivan Karlic, our guide, leashed up Blackie, the sweet, specially trained dog who would sniff out truffles buried at the base of oak trees growing in a small grove on...

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SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013

FRIDAY, NOV. 20, 2009

The Days Between Fall and Winter

The fall color has faded. And the snow hasn't started falling in earnest. We're in the in-between time of the year. The column below appeared in Pinch several weeks ago, just as the fall color was at its most beautiful...Seasons Come and Go11/04/09 Pinch By...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18, 2009

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Home Planet: One Frame at a time

11/11/09 Pinch By Cheryl-Anne Millsap Special Correspondent to Pinch I know there are people who have every photo they’ve ever taken organized in scrapbooks, labeled with names, dates and cute captions. And, then there are people like me...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 5, 2009

It's good to be back! 

I started the original Home Planet blog in 2004 when I was still a freelancer, and kept it going after joining the staff of the Spokesman-Review. But, by Sept 2006, I'd gotten a little blog-weary. I was also blogging about antiques and collectibles at Treasure...

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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.