Run, Blog, Run

  I couldn’t resist trying this out. If only I was as erudite as BBC News, then you would all be reading at a Genius level. However, my readers are as smart as those of Fox News Online. Not exactly a ringing endorsement for the intricate writing and large vocabulary here. However, CNN News Online only has a readability level

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  Easing down from the hills into the flat flood plains of the Eel River doesn’t mean leaving country courtesy behind. The Avenue of the Giants winds through almost frighteningly large Redwood trees but the people of the river valley welcome visitors like they were next door neighbors. Even in November, a produce stand in the miniscule town of Pepperwood

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Airing Your Dirty Laundry

Laundromats exude a numbing bleakness. Generally dirty, overused, and overpriced, they squeeze money one quarter at a time from people poor enough to cry when they spill milk. However, in the towns of Southern Humboldt, washing ones’ dirty linen in public can be an edifying and amusing experience.   When young hill men come into large amounts of cash, they

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