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Archive | March, 2011

It's Beer Week!

It’s Beer Week!

It’s Beer Week!  That three-word sentence really ought to be enough to get you excited, but if not, a few more words of explanation might do the trick.  This is the 2nd Annual Beer Week for Sacramento, and while the organizers may over-state the importance of Sacramento brewing history (who can blame them, it’s beer week!), […]

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Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m ready for the sun on my face and controlling my body temperature when outdoors by simply stepping in or out of the shade. One glorious day in February, my husband, our youngest son and I met my sister, brother-in-law and their kids at our favorite […]

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Asparagus Surprise

Asparagus Surprise

So many of my fondest memories of the last few years are attached to types of produce—I guess one could say that the changing varietals and seasonality of produce has been the rhythm of my life.  When I think of asparagus, I remember how I used to hoard the profusion of rubber bands that came […]

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Light Shower, Heavy Torrent

Light Shower, Heavy Torrent

During the dreaded Hurricane Katrina back in 2005, many people across the United States, and even all across the world, were affected by the disaster.  Some people donated money for the cause, others volunteered, and some provided shelter for those that no longer had one.  Dominique Serrand, Granada Artist-in-Residence, and founder of “The Theatre de […]

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Say Yes to Abdominal Massage

Say Yes to Abdominal Massage

Davis now has its very own certified Chi Nei Tsang (chee-nay-song) practitioner. Sylvia Sensiper practices the ancient Taoist method of abdominal chi massage, and I got to experience it firsthand thanks to my policy of Just Saying Yes to new experiences. Chi Nei Tsang (CNT) is a holistic approach to healing that involves physical, emotional, […]

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