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Double sixes, double nines, in Creole, patois and Español – Miami plays dominoes with passion!
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If your pockets have more holes in them than money, I have two words for you: Dominican Republic.
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A bleary-eyed image as Ron and I watched the morning’s total lunar eclipse from our frosty yard on Amelia Island at about 3 a.m. The thought of earth’s own shadow brushing the moon’s surface with a blush of brown-red. Peace on earth?
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“The chase is all,’’ my mother used to say about men. I think of this in the prickly mangrove bush where I've been waiting, curled like a pretzel since dawn, as my subjects take off the second before my shutter clicks.
“Flamingos are tough,’’ says our guide, Colin Ingraham, a master of understatement. They pierce the sky in long, pink-and-black arrows, taking flight each time we come within a certain distance — always beyond the focal length…Continue
Added by Patricia Borns on December 6, 2010 at 4:15pm — No Comments
Imagine being lifted in a bubble and gently set on a headland by the sea. Famous people casually introduce themselves: “Hi, my name is Cristina [‘Dreaming in Cuban’ novelist Cristina García], and this is Russell [‘Affliction’ author Russell Banks].’’
Far from Negril and Montego Bay, I was in the Jamaican breadbasket of St. Elizabeth parish, among tawny beaches and funky guest houses with…Continue
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Catch the stand-up paddleboard (SUP) wave in coastal NC and New England.
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"All day the air rings with cries of “awesome’’ and “cool.’’ I have the feeling something transformative has happened, beyond what Universal expected. ... "
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