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2008-09-05 21:00:07

By Jacky Runice If, in your official capacity of family travel planner extraordinaire, you're eliciting yawns and sighs and glazed-over eyes at the question of "mountains or beach this year?" relax the pinched look of irritation and go at it from another angle - from the inside out. Choose an unusual place to lodge and see what you can discover all around it. Even though 21st-century kids aren't well versed in the Wild West, young varmints might get a kick out of a stay in the Pioneertown...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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