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How to have a great boat day  Posted on 10/02/2014
One great thing about island life is the boat trips. You might think that all boat trips are epic and awesome but I’ve been on a few now — day sails, powerboat rentals, small charters — and they can be … Continue...
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How to handle dengue like a pro  Posted on 09/29/2014
I just had my second or third bout of the extremely unpleasant dengue fever. I know you’ve heard all the classic advice for dealing with viral illness like get lots of rest and drink plenty of fluids. Maybe you’ve even …...
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I miss the intern  Posted on 09/19/2014
I really miss having Beacon intern Reeka Campbell around. If you’re thinking how awesome it would be to have someone to pick up lunch or make a snack run, you have the wrong idea entirely. Having a newspaper intern is …...
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Why one reporter won’t be returning to Ferguson  Posted on 08/21/2014
Originally posted on Ryan L. Schuessler:I had been on the ground helping Al Jazeera America cover the protests and unrest in Ferguson, Mo., since this all started last week. After what I saw last night, I will not be returning.…
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Emergency fun break  Posted on 08/20/2014
Oh lordy. For me, jet lag alone is enough to make my first week back from vacation super hard, but with everything that’s going on in the news right now I need a seriously fun distraction. So. I took my … Continue reading...
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On and off the trail at Gorda Peak  Posted on 06/06/2014
I had one of those really great field assignments yesterday that reminds me why I love my job. Not only did I get to do a great hike, I also got a behind-the-scenes look at Gorda Peak National Park, including … Continue reading...
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Confession: Yes I am a word nerd  Posted on 05/29/2014
I can’t help it! Ever since I was a tiny tot sitting in a car seat and spelling out the signs I could see, I’ve been fascinated with new words and phrases. To this day my mom calls me a … Continue reading →
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A reporter’s wish list  Posted on 05/21/2014
I’m hoping to beef up and replenish my kit bag with some new goodies soon. Here are my top five wishlist items. 1. The Nifty Fifty. My sweet little Canon Rebel, which I have named Rebelle, was plauged with problems … Continue...
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Why are you smiling?  Posted on 05/19/2014
I walk a lot. I walk to work, to get groceries, to go to the bank, to the laundry, to get some exercise… pretty much every day, multiple times a day, I walk.  People who see me tend to mention the … Continue reading...
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Far from home?  Posted on 05/15/2014
I can honestly say after more than three years that it’s really amazing to be where I am. Thanks to a good job and some great friends, I love my adopted home. It’s paradise, truly. But. You knew there was … Continue...
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