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A Toast to Travel

A Toast to Travel

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Retired journalist displays shot glasses from around the world The history of the shot glass is murky, but one popular origin story says a small…

Enduring as an I-Beam

Enduring as an I-Beam

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Exploring the home life of intercontinental trailblazers Jennifer Pharr Davis doesn’t say that “she” broke the Appalachian Trail’s thru-hike speed record in 2011. She says…

A Deck for Every Decision

A Deck for Every Decision

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Culinary entrepreneur thanks the cards for success Fourteen-year-old Jesse Roque didn’t know the future when she found a deck of tarot cards in an under-construction…

Mobile Unit

Mobile Unit

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Simpatico creatives unite in new Brevard firm Seeing a giant mobile by Alexander Calder hanging beneath architect I.M. Pei’s pyramid-shaped skylights in Washington’s National…

The Daughter of Invention

The Daughter of Invention

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Michelle Moog-Koussa gives local flavor to an international legacy Michelle Moog-Koussa didn’t know much about her famous father’s legacy until Robert Moog, inventor of…

Hunt, Peck, Keep

Hunt, Peck, Keep

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Sean Trapp haunts Brevard’s thrift shops looking for the lost treasures of his trade. With his sister, Leigh, Trapp is the third-generation owner of…

A Matter of Taste

A Matter of Taste

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Mackensy Lunsford is not a traditional restaurant critic, and she’s not even particularly picky. She’ll try almost anything — “except I’d prefer not to…

Live and Let Dye

Live and Let Dye

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Patricia Spangler has more than enough leaves in her life. “They’re everywhere. Our home has a two-car garage. It’s full of leaves. I open…

Raising the Roof

Raising the Roof

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“The manner by which the structure touches the sky defines the architecture,” says architect Rob Carlton, memorably. He adds that this is a key…

A Parliament of Art Owls

A Parliament of Art Owls

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From her Cliffs at Walnut Cove home snuggled into a hillside, Julia Peterson has a bird’s-eye view of the wilderness. Inspired by a Frank…