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Let's Get Messy!

Let’s Get Messy!

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and I was walking along D Street on December 4 in a light rain when I encountered a group of parents and young children who seemed to have walked through a paint shower instead of a rain shower.  Brightly colored paint could be seen on their hands, faces, arms and sometimes […]

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A Keepable Beer Resolution

A Keepable Beer Resolution

Everyone seems to be talking about New Year’s resolutions lately, or at least, talking about how they are already breaking them.  I’ve never liked New Year’s Resolutions much.  They always seemed to me to be just another thing to pile on the guilt, and who wants to start off a new year, a supposedly clean […]

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Cauliflower for Inspiration

Cauliflower for Inspiration

On Friday night, I sealed 2010 with a kiss, wrote down my disappointments and regrets on a slip of paper, burned it, got out another slip of paper, and made a crisp, fresh shopping list for my first trip to the farmers’ market of the New Year.  I was curious about what I would buy—I […]

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Be a Kid for an Hour

Be a Kid for an Hour

The first thing that I did when I got back to Davis after visiting my family in Salt Lake City for the holidays, was to visit Davis Wiki and search for something very “Davis-esque” to do this week. I found it in the numerous suggestions that people had for a visit to Oxford Circle Park, […]

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Pinecone Birdfeeders

Pinecone Birdfeeders

While you are out for a Winter stroll, or out exploring the latest fresh powder in the mountains, keep your eyes peeled for pine cones that have fallen from the trees. Harvest some of these fallen cones for a fun and easy project that will foster children’s love of nature and spark their interest in […]

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