Archive | April, 2011
Happy 140th Birthday, Tremont

Happy 140th Birthday, Tremont

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and I’ve already shared my attraction to historic cemeteries in my November 12, 2010 “Meet Me at the Cemetery” in Davis Life Magazine.  Today I want to share information about what I thought was a South Davis cemetery when I first encountered it a couple of years ago.  It turns out [...]

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Community Fruit Harvest

Community Fruit Harvest

Village Harvest – Community Fruit Harvest Saturday April 30th Time: 9:00 AM (US/Pacific) Location: parking lot of the Nugget Market, South Davis, near Burger King We need volunteers to help harvest fruit! Village Harvest is an organization that picks fruit from backyard trees in Davis and donates it to local food agencies to feed the [...]

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Immorality, Beer and Softball

Immorality, Beer and Softball

A couple of years ago I got a last minute request from a friend of mine on a Wednesday afternoon.  He called and said, “I play on a slow-pitch softball team in Davis and we could use an extra player this season – interested?”  I hadn’t played softball in years but had in the past [...]

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Peas Please

Peas Please

Despite my years of high end professional cooking, I still love the simplest activities the best—shaping dough, cutting fruit, making soup, and cleaning vegetables.  I love the meditative quality of these tasks, and the feeling of handling the raw, fresh, and therefore most pure elements of dishes, and then seeing them celebrated in finished form.  [...]

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The Art of The Davis Judoka

The Art of The Davis Judoka

My name is Paulo Camacho, and this is Macho Sports. It is held three nights a week in the second floor of the UC Davis Activities and Recreational Center. Random walkers-by could take one look at the events taking place in the martial arts room, and have little comprehension as to what was going on. [...]

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