Puro Lotion – We Try Like Hell to Review it

February 24, 2011
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puro1

This all started with Zachariah Ezekiel's 2000 article You've Gotta Hand it to Alternative Hygiene, and we were sent a new hygiene product to review. Finding reviewers among our regular contributors was harder than I thought. It went like this....

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Grilled Cheese Sandwiches With a Difference

January 30, 2011
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Is there anything better than a simple, warm, toasty brown, ooey gooey Grilled Cheese Sandwich? Yes, there is. In fact there are two mouth-watering grilled cheese sandwiches that come to mind. Both definitely go beyond the plain old, garden variety Grilled Cheese. No question about…

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Orange Alert on Mountain Goats

October 17, 2010
By
goatrock

Local man is killed by an aggressive billy at Hurricane Ridge, and we stop to ponder why McBee is still walking around unmolested.

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Never Put a Dead Baby Snake in Your Backpack

August 16, 2010
By
boa

‘Gee... wouldn’t it be cool to have a constrictor skull in my collection! Gosh - maybe I’ll try for the whole skeleton, and see what happens...’

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You Can Create a Better World, One Couch at a Time

October 23, 2009
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You Can Create a Better World, One Couch at a Time

It started as a solution for thrifty travel and turned into new wave of community, fun and meeting new people - Meghan Miller joins the Couch Surfing movement and shares a homestay.

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Dive into the Deepness of Nemo 33

September 23, 2009
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nemo33wee

Meghan Miller takes a break from the circus to show you the meditative experience of Nemo 33, a unique spring-water deep diving tank in Belgium.

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How to Get (Purposely) Lost in Venice

September 20, 2009
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Gondola Race

The signage and geography assure that everybody gets lost in Venice. American raised in Italy brings you practical information to embrace the pedestrian-only watery splendor.

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Christo’s Gates – A Sunny Streak of Saffron

May 29, 2005
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gatesles

The cover falls away, the length of pleated orange fabric unrolls and a large fiberboard tube falls clattering to the sidewalk. We all cheer and move happily to the next one....

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Texas Tornado Two-Step Muffins

May 29, 2005
By
flourbag

An unexpected tornado passes through Galveston and leaves the ultimate Stupid recipe in its wake. Also, tips for the ultimate do-it-yourself cook.

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Why I Can’t Turn In An Article This Month…

May 26, 2005
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Why I Can't Turn In An Article This Month: I was too busy gathering gems. Gail Boysen learns from life's hat-trick of hat-tricks.

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The Bath House

May 24, 2005
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The Bath House

An English teacher in China takes in the traditional luxuries.

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The Ultimate Mobile Home: The Floating Islands of Peru

December 25, 2004
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floating

For most of us, a house represents stability. Your home is the place you return to, a solid force in an otherwise liquid existence. For the Uros people of the Islas Flotantes (Floating Islands), however, home is not a place which offers the promise of permanent shelter.…

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Living in Congo Part 5:
Road Trip

December 5, 2004
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Life in Congo Part V: Road Trip. " The giant spun the bicycle wheel and perched it on the midget's butt, leaving it spinning like a gyroscope....

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