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My Favorite Skeptic

Cate Fitt remembers her mother as a young woman — a true original who found her own way.

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Unicorns and Rainbows (and Narwhals)

Some things, no matter how much we wish for them, will never be real, while others, although real, will never be ours.

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A Very Long Walk

The ultimate armchair travel adventure: trekking with Patrick Leigh Fermor through a vanished Europe.

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March Madness

The March hare is back again, bringing along sporting suspense, signs of spring, and the fleeting sense of perfection.

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Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses

A long journey, full of obstacles and adventures, has given us several thousand years of inspiration.

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All the President’s Men

Nothing celebrates the honor of the High Office quite like a rice straw portrait or set of nesting dolls.

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Dog Days

From a rich legacy of helpful canines comes your favorite furry companion.

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The Not-Quite Romantic

Cate Fitt once came home to paper hearts strewn about the house. She left them on the floor for years, only picking them up to sweep.

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Boat Dreams

The only evidence of our passing is the faint sound of our paddles splashing in rhythm.

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Hold Those Resolutions!

Instead of aiming for the impossible, celebrate the New Year with the things you really love but don’t do enough.

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Beyond Value

A little luck leads to a worthy gift list of luxe.

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Gifts Under $50

Shopping thoughtfully for friends and family means more bang for your buck.

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Good Presents for Good Men

There’s no need to feel confined by stereotypes when shopping for men; give guys some credit with wood carved birds and modern quilts.

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Gateway to Scotland

Immerse yourself in the movies, tweeds, and Deerhounds of a land that embraces its feisty beauty.

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You’ve Got a Friend

Cate finds gifts for all her whale-book-reading, paradox-loving, pink-shoe-stomping kindred spirits.