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Never Boring in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Story and photos by Lynn DeBruin
The tiny flashlight was pointed downward as I deftly negotiated the dirt and pebble-strewn path toward the hot springs. But my eyes kept drifting high above the trees, at a mesmerizing sky ablaze with…

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Lake Tahoe’s Small Towns Grab You and Don’t Let Go

Story and photos by Lynn DeBruin
After more than a week on the road, I quickly realize the most profound statements during my trip have come from a barely-20 year-old busboy standing on the water’s edge at the Sunnyside Lodge.…

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Two Great Reasons to Visit Phoenix Now: Golf and Value

Story and photos by Lynn DeBruin
In college, when nobody had any money, we’d wait until noon to get the best golf deals, and end up dragging our pull carts nine holes for a mere $2. It was a steal,…

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Golf + Mother Nature = Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Story and photos by Lynn DeBruin
Night was falling and a full moon rising when we stumbled into a man in back of the hotel wielding a pair of scissors. Fortunately for us, he was only in search of fresh…

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Golfing the Emerald Isle On My Own – But Definitely Not Alone

Story and photos by Lynn DeBruin
The fifty-something Irish salesman sucked down another vodka-diet as if one more might make my comments seem perfectly sensible.
You? A woman? From America? In Ireland? All by yourself? Traveling? Alone? Here?
Imagine if…

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Walla Walla Winemaker

By Lynn DeBruin
Were it wheat, Bill Schwerin, a third-generation farmer, would have known what to do. But suddenly this newbie winemaker had two tons of grapes sitting in his basement, and a bacterial action was threatening to ruin them…

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Mud, Golf, Ruins and More in Northern New Mexico

Story and photos by Lynn DeBruin
As night wore on and our bodies continued steeping in the 104-degree arsenic mineral pool, the quiet conversation shifted to something downright dirty. Soon, it was all we could think about, that three-letter word.…

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Hidden Golf Gems For the Recession

By Lynn DeBruin
So you can’t afford to play Pebble Beach, don’t want to camp out all night at Torrey Pines and Sea Island has you seeing dollar signs with every green you hit. No worries. Even in this tough…

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Camping Connection

There are forty-five state parks in Georgia that offer the public a wide-range of options when it comes to getting outside to experience Mother Nature up close. The park system provides an inexpensive way to get away and enjoy…

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