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Domestic Hunter... No Regrets!

Dan Levitz | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green
Dan Levitz

I saluted my diminutive foe to the best of my ability. I thought of Daniel Day Lewis in Last of the Mohicans where Chingachook and Hawk-eye said a pra...

Deja Vu in Ukraine

Judith Fein | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel
Judith Fein

It wasn't like any other trip I've taken in my life. From the moment I arrived in Ukraine, I could feel the past under my feet, in front of me, behind...

Quand l'ex-Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten revient, PIL fait face

Jean-Paul Gavard-Perret | Posted 10.04.2012 | France
Jean-Paul Gavard-Perret

PUNK - John Lindon (aka Johnny Rotten) en a fini avec les publicités pour le beurre anglais! 20 ans après le dernier album de Public Image Limited, il sort This Is PIL sur son propre label. Enregistré l'année dernière au Studio de Steve Winwood et après une série de concerts au mois de mars, l'ex-Sex Pistols s'offre un jubilé.

Mommy-Daddy Houses Need Not Apply

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 12.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan McCorkindale

I took the kids to look at houses not because we're tired of the cows or the snakes or the spooked polo ponies that occasionally run up onto our front porch, do a few laps, and dart back off in the direction of whatever spooked them in the first place, but because the three of us miss people.

Chow Down At The Lake County Fair

The Huffington Post | Holly Quinn | Posted 11.22.2011 | Travel

The Lake County Fair in Crown Point, Indiana, was established in 1852. It is a small rural fair that draws people from the metro Chicago area and nort...

You Don't Need To Know Where The Butter Dish Is

Katherine Dunn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Katherine Dunn

Many things collide daily here -- animals, art, business, life, death, family -- but I've learned the trick is to approach this chaos as a treasure hunt.

Some Great New Books!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Henry Adams

If one is known to be a lover of fine books, one of the best times of the year is quite near. Thanks to this short list of selections from Random House's Monacelli Press, we can happily enjoy some of life's finer pleasures.

America's Post-Fast Food Era and Europe's Old-Skoolers

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

My Belgian friend, Veerle, asked in an e-mail last week, "Don't you think America is preparing for a post-fastfood period, whereas Europe is slowly entering the fastfood period?"

The Great Divide: 90 Miles North

Tina Traster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Traster

I saw myself gazing in the mirror, trying on Woodstock, and liking it.