THE SEATTLE TIMES MAGAZINE / NOVEMBER 25, 2001

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BENJAMIN BENSCHNEIDER / THE SEATTLE TIMES
On the Cover: After more than two decades as a U.S. customs inspector, Diana Dean says she can pretty much tell, by looking, who you are, where you're going and what you do for a living. That's how she caught terrorist Ahmed Ressam.
Now & Then: The Land Linking Lakes
  WRITTEN BY PAUL DORPAT
Cover Story: Border Line
  WRITTEN BY PAULA BOCK
PHOTOGRAPHED BY BENJAMIN BENSCHNEIDER

Two years ago, Ahmed Ressam boarded the Coho ferry in Victoria, B.C., for Port Angeles and almost managed to bring 135 pounds of bomb ingredients into America through the tiny port. Only the quick insights and fast footwork of local border guards saved the day.
Plant Life: Accent On Scent
  WRITTEN BY VALERIE EASTON
PHOTOGRAPHED BY RICHARD HARTLAGE

Winter fragrances are the special gift of the earliest blooms.
On Fitness: Working In
  WRITTEN BY MOLLY MARTIN

Gift ideas abound for exercising in the security of home.
Taste: Ahhh, L'Orange
  WRITTEN BY GREG ATKINSON
PHOTOGRAPHED BY BARRY WONG

This sunny fruit is bright, sweet and beautiful, no matter what the type.
Northwest Living: The Bountiful Life
  WRITTEN BY VICTORIA MEDGYESI
PHOTOGRAPHED BY BENJAMIN BENSCHNEIDER

A Queen Anne traditional makes a perfect backdrop for the winter holidays.
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