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Elmore's Shots in the Wild

Elmore’s Shots in the Wild

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and after a relaxing walk through the UC Davis Arboretum, I ended up at a reception at the Buehler Alumni and Visitor’s Center for Clyde Elmore’s latest photo exhibit, “Seasons”.  The reception, hosted by longtime UCD Weed Scientist Clyde Elmore and his wife, Marilyn Townsend, gave people a chance to sip […]

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Swimming in Squash

Swimming in Squash

I hope my friends and neighbors love summer squash.  In the early spring craze this year that really just felt like winter, I bought what can only be described as a “value pack” of summer squash seeds in a craze of over anticipation of summer.    I planted the starts, so innocuous at first, in a […]

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If You Wake Up in Indiana

If You Wake Up in Indiana

Tis the season to travel so this post is a remote blog.  As people flood my email inbox with photos of their latest vacations and Facebook is littered with check-ins from exotic places, I find myself in glorious. . . Indiana.  And for some reason, Indiana has decided to be the hottest place on earth […]

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Happening This Weekend

Happening This Weekend

As Summer Session II looms over my head, I have gotten to thinking “Where did my summer go?” If you feel like your days are passing by with a little too much relaxation and too little excitement, here are some ideas to stimulate your summer. Friday – July 22nd California State Fair Filled with fun […]

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Natural Folds

Natural Folds

Hello again!   I’m glad to be back this week to report on my latest Etsy lurkings. Today we’re meeting with another Davis Etsy seller – Karen Hornsten, who runs a shop called Graceline Paper Studio. Karen worked in Education for 15 years in Minnesota and moved out here to Davis to be near family. […]

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Cathy Speck : Chapter One

Cathy Speck : Chapter One

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and this is a special opportunity for me to write about a local living treasure I’ve had the privilege of getting to know this year.   Actually, there is no way I can scratch the surface of what this person brings to Davis in one entry, so let’s just call this “Cathy […]

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