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North America

North America
December 29, 2019

Searching for Sacajawea

When a writer visits the tomb of the legendary Native American linguist, guide, mother and adventurer, she is intrigued by the unexpected objects left as offerings to her. The Wind…
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North America
October 14, 2019

Elegy for the Tappan Zee

While remembering the drives back and forth over a whimsically named bridge, a writer reflects on the ways it connected not only two counties, but also the moments in her…
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North America
October 6, 2019

The Mennonites of Mexico

A visitor to Mexico stumbles across a Mennonite community living by a dusty road near the shores of a lagoon. I'm riding my bike over the heat-shimmering asphalt. My eyes…
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North America
June 28, 2019

Strange Encounters at Kuilima Cove

It's dusk in Oahu. The kava is being passed around, and our writer witnesses a new kind of local ritual. Oahu’s north shore. It’s now turning dusk, and behind the…
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North America
May 7, 2019

Misheard in Mexico

A veteran travel writer retells a family travel legend with a comic twist. My taste for travel was honed at an early age in the safe, secure and staunchly middle…
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