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May 19, 2009
A fishing expedition with an expert guide will have you believing you can fly.
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May 19, 2009
FIVE YEARS AGO, while perched in a chairlift high above Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin ski area, I spotted a peculiar figure amidst the Alpine skiers bombing down the hill: a man seemingly...
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May 19, 2009
At 2,000 feet, a daughter catches sight of the sublime Northwest landscape and her father's former life.
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May 19, 2009
EVEN BEFORE I brought my 3-year-old border collie, Jackpot, home from the Oregon Humane Society in March 2007, there were plenty of warning signs that my life was about to change. Like the one...
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May 19, 2009
A tomboy takes her tough act to a new level with the martial art of poekoelan—don’t even think of tangling with her now.
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May 19, 2009
AS A BOY growing up outside of Dallas, Texas, in the 1980s, picking a sport to play was a simple matter of multiple choice. Three choices, to be precise: tear up the gridiron like Dallas Cowboys...
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May 19, 2009
There's no better way to rough it than camping out in a Mount Hood fire tower in the dead of winter.
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May 19, 2009
When a friend told me that Portland’s Roller Derby league, a group of eight teams called the Rose City Rollers, would be holding tryouts for its upcoming season, I saw a chance to prove I’m as...
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May 19, 2009
I caught sight of a photo of Iron Maiden lead shrieker Bruce Dickinson, in a storefront window in St. Johns. He was decked out in all-white fencing gear, brandishing a different kind of heavy...
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May 19, 2009
The sport of geocaching puts space-age technology in the palm of your hand and transforms a simple hike into a quest for treasure.
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