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Our guide pauses between the giant rhubarb plant and the white mulberry tree to draw attention to the virtues of the stinging nettle — "a weed," as he says, "in anybody else's garden," but nurtured here.  
 
Headed overseas for summer vacation? It's easy to get hit with extra fees and expensive exchange rates when switching currencies.  
 
 
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Boundary Waters, Minn. » The idea of flipping an 18 1/2-foot, 42-pound canoe over your head and hauling it a mile on your shoulders may not immediately be considered a fun trip.   Full Story

 
Author William Least Heat Moon calls the ribbons of two-lane road across the United States "Blue Highways" because they were once colored blue on maps.   Full Story

 
 
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