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STATESIDE STORIES: SUMMER SIGHTINGS!

STATESIDE STORIES: SUMMER SIGHTINGS! »

15 Aug, 2018
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The heat rippled up from the vast fields of grain, high on the Eastern Oregon plateaus, nary a tree or bush in sight. It's the Wheat Farmer's Territory, tilled by huge combines and tractors, irrigated by specially arched pipe sprinklers which awed these city slickers for the work they entailed and the sheer enormity of their undertaking: being the breadbasket to the world!

A SECOND OPINION: CAN SALMON SURVIVE MANKIND?

A SECOND OPINION: CAN SALMON SURVIVE MANKIND? »

14 Aug, 2018
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Salmon, as a species, is a bell-weather breed of fish, and as the Salmon goes, so go the finer things of life!

CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN!

CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN! »

1 Aug, 2018
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Looking for adventure this summer in Spain? Why not try mountain hiking and climbing? Try the Pyrenees, the Sierra Guadarrama, the Teide in Tenerife, the Montes de Toledo . . . I learned on my first mountain climb that the best way to climb a mountain is the following: One step at a time! Have fun and be safe!

STATESIDE STORIES: A SUMMER RODEO!

STATESIDE STORIES: A SUMMER RODEO! »

17 Jul, 2018
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I'd been to LAS VENTAS and seen the Bullfight, one in which the Matador was gored…But I’d never seen an American Rodeo in which the Cowboys actually try to ride the wild and ferocious bulls. So it was with great anticipation that I bought tickets.

MARTA ORTEGA: WHO IS SHE & WHY SHOULD HER NAME RING A BELL?

MARTA ORTEGA: WHO IS SHE & WHY SHOULD HER NAME RING A BELL? »

3 Jul, 2018
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Zara on Oxford Street, London: the heir presumptive worked here!

 

By Natalie McNeal Photos: Guidepost, Natalie McNeal,

STATESIDE STORIES: Independence Day History!

STATESIDE STORIES: Independence Day History! »

3 Jul, 2018
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– – By Mary Foran

Flag-waving and sparklers, glow-sticks and petardos, and cold fried chicken and corn-on-the-cob may not be your idea

Baubles, Bangles and Beads: The Truth About Costume Jewelry!

Baubles, Bangles and Beads: The Truth About Costume Jewelry! »

24 Jun, 2018
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Since I grew up in the Wild West and was an active tree climber and pet owner, I did not play with jewelry very much. Sure, I loved to "dress up" as a princess sometimes, but I would usually just put on my older sister's fake diamond tiara when the little princess in me came out to play.

STATESIDE STORIES: Oh, Those Cats and Dogs!

STATESIDE STORIES: Oh, Those Cats and Dogs! »

4 Jun, 2018
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Those of you who don’t have a cat or a dog to love, believe me, you just don’t know what you’re missing!

5 BEST INSTAGRAM BLOGS ABOUT MADRID

5 BEST INSTAGRAM BLOGS ABOUT MADRID »

4 Jun, 2018
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Whether you're traveling around Madrid for a week or here indefinitely, it’s impossible to ever see enough of the Spanish capital. "5 Best Instagram Blogs" will definitely help!

“Tea at Midnight,” A Tale of the Night-Shift Office Worker

“Tea at Midnight,” A Tale of the Night-Shift Office Worker »

28 May, 2018
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One very brave member of  The Other Team ventured ask if it would be at all appropriate and possible to actually join them in their nightly gatherings. The wonderfully gracious tea-sippers acquiesced. The immediate effect was a brighter, happier crew, and lasting friendships too.