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Kay Coyte, The Washington Post
It's said (probably erroneously) that Dorothy Parker once called Los Angeles "72 suburbs in search of a city." But that search, if there ever was one, is long over.  
Chryss Cada, Special to The Denver Post
Communities along the Front Range all have a group of explorers who crisscross the foothills in running shoes — and I was lucky enough to fall into the Fort Collins pack.  
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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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