Category Archives: Travel

Walk on the Wild Side

I’ve always loved going to the movies. I love the smell of popcorn. I love the pure escapism. I love stubbornly following the rituals of theater-going that my dad instilled in me 30 years ago: never arrive after the lights … Continue reading

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Up, Up and Away

We’re in an era of human existence where we spend an awful lot of time looking things up. “Can I use baking soda instead of baking powder?” “Dunno, look it up!” “What ever happened to Brendan Fraser? “Dunno, look it … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

Eating healthy is easy, some smug soul will tell you without reading out loud the fine print. Eating healthy is easy — when you’re at your own house, have no temptations in the fridge, have no plans to see friends … Continue reading

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Shoe In

I’ve just done something so unlike me I’ll probably end up on some kind of FBI watch list. No, I didn’t eat a head of celery. No, I didn’t adopt a cat. No, I didn’t give Lucille the night off … Continue reading

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Runner’s High: An Elevation Guide

You know that sinking feeling when – despite thinking you’re in pretty good shape – you go for a quick little run and can barely catch your breath? We’ve all been there: you lace up all excited, expecting to knock … Continue reading

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Keeping the Weight Down (Down Under)

Starting a piece of writing with a dictionary definition is a carnal sin in journalism, but I’m going to commit it anyways. Here goes. The dictionary defines “honeymoon” as “a vacation spent together by a newly married couple.” Honey, I … Continue reading

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Run If By Land 

When you like two things separately, it only makes sense you’ll love them doubly together. You know what I mean: Like peanut butter and chocolate? You’ll love Reese’s cups. Like animals and football? You’ll love the Puppy Bowl. Like Muppets … Continue reading

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