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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.

2006-07-12 13:40:00

A 26,000-acre (10,520- hectare) wildfire burned out of control in the California desert on Wednesday, threatening thousands of homes after destroying structures in a town used for filming Hollywood westerns.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.