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August 16, 2011 In the last installment of The Talk of Horsfeld,the adventurers finally get their grizzly, and talk about the changes coming to Horsfeld, when proprietors Gretchen and Dick will hand the operation over to their sons.
The Tanana River, pictured from the side of the Alaska Highway.
August 15, 2011 In this installment of The Talk of Horsfeld, Neal Conan and his fellow adventurers share stories of harrowing experiences they've survived, while waiting for their friends to return from a long ride in the wilderness.
A marmot, climbing on the rocks in Alaska.
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August 11, 2011 On day three of Neal Conan's Alaska adventures, the travelers found a family of marmots. But that's not all the trail held — some of them also found a grizzly bear. He didn't pose for a photo, but it made a pretty good birthday present for Susan Miller Cormier.
Neal Conan stands with Gretel Ehrlich in the fields of cotton grass at Cline Creek.
August 10, 2011 In the second installation of Neal's travelogue from Alaska, the riders happen upon a mystery, in the form of a pile of feathers next to a glacier-fed stream. The Alaskan wilderness is a long way from the beach.
Neal Conan atop XL, a cross between a draft horse and a Morgan. He rode XL for two days, and Bruce the other three.
August 9, 2011 Neal Conan spent a week in the Alaska wilderness, riding daily with a group of writers and artists. His contribution was a daily news story, read each morning at breakfast. Today, and for the next four days, read along with The Talk of Horsfeld.
Rest stops around America
March 9, 2011 Photographer Lizzy Oppenheimer has misty watercolor memories of ... rest stops. And wants to photograph each one in America.
Southwest Airlines planes sat idle at Love Field airport in Dallas as snow fell on Feb. 4, 2011.
March 8, 2011 "We believe that we got it right," Secretary Ray LaHood told NPR. "And airlines recognize it's a rule they can live with."
This traveler got the pat-down treatment at Chicago's O'Hare Airport on Tuesday.
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November 24, 2010 OK, this is it. Time to go over the rivers and through the woods. And if you haven't left already, good luck. Some folks want to slow things down at airport check points. Roads will surely be busy. Let us know how it's going.
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August 24, 2010 Don't feel ashamed anymore for bringing your teddy along to the conference overseas. Travelodge, a British hotel company says that one in four grown men travel with their teddy bear while on business trips.
August 10, 2010 How many calories do you consume in a day? Photographer Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio can probably show you.
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