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Daytrippers: Urban Sanctuary

As a city dweller, sometimes I reach a snapping point, when I have to wrestle with the desire to scream obscenities at the woman at the Max station flicking ashes on her baby’s head, or to hurl the 12 year old riding his Razor through the sandbox across the playground, Hulk-style. 375 more words

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Hong Kong: A town selling its soul

Mainland shoppers and parallel traders have transformed the face of Tuen Mun. Some welcome it, others say that enough is enough

By Alan Yu
South China Morning Post… 1,712 more words


I was fortunate enough to join the exxaro mountain bike academy for a couple of days at their 2015 Absa Cape Epic training camp hosted by… 773 more words


Daytrippers: Virginia Lake

We were living in the Gorge the year the twins were born, and circumstances turned me into an accidental birdwatcher. Incapacitated by my pregnancy, I spent my confinement staring out of our large window into an enormous evergreen full of birds. 444 more words

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Malorie makes it Monday: Week 1

So, everyone knows how much I love to cook, and if you didn’t … well, I guess you do now.

I decided to start a new a weekly installment on Mondays. 559 more words


Day Trippers: Trillium Lake

If you’re looking for a nice walk in the woods, and a swim, Trillium Lake is a perfect, accessible spot not too far from Portland. We headed out to meet our co-op for a nature day, and had a lovely time. 479 more words

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Parks & Recreation

I grew up in the ‘burbs, and the country, and while we had parks, lower case ‘p’ nobody (that I knew) really went to them because, why? 502 more words

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