As we were driving through Auburn on our way to our Thanksgiving feast we passed countless Christmas tree lots that were in various forms of erection. My son’s eyes grew wide and his excited voice came form the back seat “Are those Christmas trees? Is it getting to be time for Christmas?” My husband and […]
Archive | December, 2010
Hi. I’m Walking Bob and I want to encourage everyone to do as much of your holiday shopping as you can right here in Davis. While you’re downtown shopping, I don’t want you to miss one opportunity that you might not be aware of, “Celebration of the Seasons,” the fourth exhibit of the Photography Club […]
Tis the season to be jolly, or thankful, or frugal; not to mention busy, chaotic, harried, stressed, and weirded out by some of your stranger relatives. It’s a busy time for many, if not most of us, so drinking a good beer might fall lower on your list of things to-do. Let me be the […]
A wreath of greenery welcoming visitors to your door at the holidays is a time-honored tradition for many households. Symbolizing strength, hope and new life, wreaths date back at least to the ancient cultures of the Persian Empire. Although pre-made wreaths are sold far and wide, why not have an original, direct-from-your-own-garden version that is […]
Today is the FIRST day of Hanukkah! And, only 24 days till Christmas! Where did November go, people? I still have cherry tomatoes ripening in my small veggie garden! The fact is retail stores have been set up for the holidays since Labor Day.
“Photography suits the temper of this age – of active bodies and minds. It is a perfect medium for one whose mind is teeming with ideas (and) imagery,” Edward Weston observed. The December show at Gallery 1855 features two fine photographic artists from northern California: Chris Schiller of Redding and Dave Robertson of Davis. Landscape […]