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Better than Fiction

Young author’s dreams come true Sixteen-year-old Brandon Bauer of Elkhorn may have been born with a cleft palate that has caused some difficulties in his life, but his creativity and determination as a young author speak volumes. Brandon released his first novel, “Heroes of Light: The Hidden Myth” in October […]

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By land Key West, Fla.  |  Sunset Key Guest Cottages, A Westin Resort When to travel: Year-round When to book: 3-6 months ahead Why Sunset Key Guest Cottages: Situated on Sunset Key, a dazzling and secluded 27-acre island just off Key West, this resort offers luxurious, charming cottages with one […]

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By land Big Sur, Calif.  |  Post Ranch Inn When to travel: Year-round When to book: 3-6 months ahead Why Post Ranch Inn: This sanctuary perched atop the cliffs of Big Sur, some 1200 feet above the Pacific Ocean, boasts natural architecture that accentuates the nearby coast and wooded mountains. […]

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By land Tucson, Arizona  |  Canyon Ranch When to travel: Year-round When to book: 3-6 months in advance Why Canyon Ranch: Canyon Ranch’s modern southwestern style tales a cue from the serene Sonoran desert, spanning 150 acres. Formerly a historic guest ranch, the resort still retains features from ages past. […]

Bridging the Gap

Elkhorn’s Womenade group helps families Womenade of Elkhorn was born from a simple equation: Children in Elkhorn needed support and a community of women wanted a way to offer help. “Everyone could be a day away from a tragedy that could put their family in need,” said Robin Heller, a […]

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By land Santa Fe, New Mexico  |  The Inn of the Five Graces When to travel: Year-round When to book: 3-6 months in advance Why The Inn of the Five Graces: Indulge in lavish Southwestern style at the Inn of the Five Graces, located in one of Santa Fe’s most […]

Stories of Survivors

Learn More www.projectpinkd.org Sarah Guido, Tammy Tanner, and Teresa Sims are all Omaha women who were diagnosed with invasive forms of breast cancer before the age of 45. All of them were scared. All of them underwent bilateral mastectomies and months of multiple reconstructive surgeries. All of them leaned heavily on […]

Functional Style

Artistico Interiors’ Stacie Muhle blends day-to-day living with expressive design Stacie Muhle has some advice for those considering remodeling or building a new home: Get an interior designer involved early in the process.  “It can save a fair amount of costly mistakes,” said Muhle, ASID, interior designer and owner of […]

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New York, N.Y.  |  The Ritz Carlton New York, Battery Park When to travel: Year-round When to book: 3-6 months in advance Why The Ritz Carlton New York, Battery Park: Take in spectacular views of Lady Liberty, Ellis Island and the Hudson River from the comfort of your elegant room […]

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Pageant success becomes a Holen family tradition Morgan Holen’s path to pageant history began with awe. She was about five years old, sitting in the audience of a Miss Nebraska competition in North Platte. On stage, contestant after contestant spoke passionately about causes and organizations they were working to help. […]