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A Taste of the Amazon by Ellen Clark

Posted on March 19, 2015

Just the mere mention of the Amazon and my mind races to the darkly intriguing, mysterious and exotic.... Full Story >

La Joie de Vivre in Quebec City, Canada

Posted on March 12, 2015

I love France.... Full Story >

Don’t Lick The Ice! by Krista S. Clauser & Aaron S. Clauser

Posted on February 09, 2015

There are moments in your life that you just can't forget. Like the moment you see Joe Rosendo slip sliding through the Ice Palace at the top of the Jungfraujoch and asking his guide, "Can I lick the Ice?"... Full Story >

Raven Brings the Sun - The Tatshenshini River by Linda Ballou

Posted on January 31, 2015

When my mother told me that at the age of 70 she was going to raft the Tatshenshini River,... Full Story >

Spend a Romantic Christmas in London by Fiona McCoss

Posted on December 18, 2014

Christmas is one of the most enjoyable times of the year in London.... Full Story >

Christmas Smoke

Posted on December 11, 2014

For me Christmas will always be associated with a pungent cloud of white smoke rising from the glowing end of a long, fat handmade Cuban cigar.... Full Story >


Posted on December 02, 2014

It’s the holiday season and as I sit down to write the Israelis and Palestinians are fighting each other in streets of the Holy Land. In Africa, one side is killing the other with machetes. On the streets of our cities, children are killing each other with handguns. Although I’m not normally a religious man, I think it’s time for a prayer. So, I thought I share with you a popular one that I’d heard a million times, but just recently understood.... Full Story >


Posted on November 18, 2014

Local Topangan Jane Marla Robbins' poem about our favorite breakfast spot .....image... Full Story >

Thompson Okanagen Wine Region — Napa North

Posted on November 10, 2014

Since 1870, British Columbia’s Okanagen Valley has been the fruit basket of Canada.... Full Story >

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