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In The Field: Man’s First Orchard

Photo by Mark Fischer.<p>In the valley of the River Jordan at the dawn of civilization — a thousand years before the first domestication of grain and …

A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

New York City

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I lost my mom three years ago today

I lost my mom three years ago today. The heartache I feel today is just as strong as it was three years ago. She missed my daughter’s wedding, but I know she was there. She missed the birth of her great granddaughter, but I know she can see her.<br>I know she’s here, but some days, that’s not good enough for me. I want her here physically because I’m selfish that way. I still pick up the phone to call her when I have something to tell her that I know will make her laugh. It’s her voice I want to …

That Moment of Clarity . . .

Monday realizations …<br>… not everyone will tell you the truth<br>… most people will tell you only what they think you want to hear<br>… not everyone is who they lead you to believe they are<br>… always go with your gut instinct and leave your heart out of it<br>… silence speaks volumes<br>… do things that are good for your soul<br>… time can be a bitch<br>… be open & real about your feelings and emotions; anything less is non-acceptable<br>… always remember Dr. Seuss - “be who you are and say what you feel because those who …

Haha, this is perfect! Thank you for the submission and thanks for all the birthday wishes. I’ve had a fabulous day!

Haha, this is perfect! Thank you for the submission and thanks for all the birthday wishes. I’ve had a fabulous day!

20 maps that will change the way you see the world

I’VE ALWAYS fancied myself a renegade cartographer — my journals and sketchbooks are filled with scribbled street maps of various cities around the …

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14 Hipster-Friendly Hotels Around The World

But what if your tastes aren't so easily defined? What if you're just as interested in brown-bagging it on a rooftop as you are in a five-star meal? Dive-bar environments with mint Danish design? What if you're a hip/ster creative-minded millennial?<p>With more and more of us wanting something that's …

Palm Springs

The 1-3-5 Rule For More Doable To-Do Lists

There are as many theories on keeping to-do lists as there are people who keep them. That said, there are a few rules that should always apply if you ever hope to cross anything off them.<p>The to-do list is necessary part of brain hygiene. And like showers and shaving, if you don’t make them part of …

Time Management