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  • Talking with Naja Marie Aidt about her short story collection 'Baboon'

    The Danish writer Naja Marie Aidt’s book of stories, “Baboon” (Two Lines Press: 190 pp., $12.95 paper), is an explosive collection; strange things happen to the characters, leading to unlikely twists, through which the borders of reality...
  • Good dolphin catches deep and also shallow

    Good dolphin catches deep and also shallow
    Now that fall is here, dolphin are on the move back south and South Florida anglers have enjoyed some of the best fishing of the year for the highly coveted species. Capt. Bouncer Smith had a trip Monday out of Miami Beach Marina that rivaled any of his...
  • Greece by small ship

    Greece by small ship
    An image of island hopping and booze-fueled partying with jet-setters might be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of cruising around Greece, but think again. You can cruise the birthplace of Western civilization in a bit more thoughtful...
  • 600-year-old canoe found in New Zealand linked to Polynesian sailors

    600-year-old canoe found in New Zealand linked to Polynesian sailors
    Centuries before Captain Cook explored the South Pacific, Polynesian seafarers in canoes crossed vast swaths of water to colonize lonely islands from Samoa and New Zealand all the way to Hawaii. But how they managed such a daring feat remains something of...
  • Global spa, wellness industry estimated at $3.4 trillion: report

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A growing middle class and consumers' evolving attitudes toward health and travel have fueled a global spa and wellness industry worth an estimated $3.4 trillion in 2013, according to a report released on Tuesday. Nutrition and...
  • Caribbean: A Celebrity cruise with 'Top Chef' alums

    Caribbean: A Celebrity cruise with 'Top Chef' alums
    Fans of "Top Chef" will get a taste of the Bravo network cooking show on a seven-night Celebrity Cruises Eastern Caribbean voyage that will feature alums from the program. The round-trip cruise, which sets sail from Miami on the Celebrity Reflection,...
  • Gov. Brown vetoes a package of ethics bills

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday vetoed key bills proposed by legislative leaders in response to a series of scandals at the Capitol, saying the measures would further complicate gift and campaign rules without sufficient benefit to the public. The...
  • Travel books: San Francisco and Berlin

    Travel books: San Francisco and Berlin
    "Chronicles of Old San Francisco: Exploring the Historic City by the Bay" Museyon Guides, $21.95 San Francisco is such a modern, progressive city that it is easy to forget just what a rich history it has. The eighth title in Museyon's "Chronicles"...
  • A dream of a razor

    A dream of a razor
    Name: 5 Blades Travel Razor by eShave What it is: A sleek nickel-plated razor that breaks down for storing inside its own easily packable metal canister. The handle uses Gillette Fusion blades. The good: First off, this thing looks a lot more like art...
  • Clyde Kemper: Innovative woodworker loved traveling

    Clyde Kemper: Innovative woodworker loved traveling
    Clyde Kemper, along with his wife, hauled a trailer across the country to fulfill one of his life goals. The coast-to-coast trip spanned five years and thousands of miles of driving. At the end of the journey, the pair had made it to all 48 of the...
  • Senior Living column: Follow your dreams, revisit your bucket list and get to it

    Senior Living column: Follow your dreams, revisit your bucket list and get to it
    Do you have a bucket list? I never had one until they became the topic du jour and then became a part of speech. I ran this by my husband. Did he have one? "No." Did he want one? "No." Should we create one? "Well, if you want to." What I...