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Top Vacation Pick: Oregon’s Ravishing South Coast

June 23rd, 2013 · 16 Comments · nature, Oregon, simplicity, urban-rural divide

Are you wondering where to vacation this summer without fighting vast crowds of people, or spending an arm and a leg? I think you’d love the South Coast of Oregon. I  recently spent one of the happiest weeks of my life there, and I’m smitten. Moonstruck. Head over heels. Like any person in love, I’ve got [...]


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How To Celebrate Columbus Day In Three Minutes

October 7th, 2012 · 4 Comments · books

Tomorrow is Columbus Day, in honor of that explorer’s 1492 landing on the shore of what is now the Bahamas. We all studied history in high school — but did those textbooks have the benefit of recent research on North, Central and South American history?  Celebrate Columbus Day by taking this short true-false quiz on the Americas that Columbus found more than [...]


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