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Strawberry Fields Forever

Strawberry Fields Forever

There are few fruits that I look forward to eating more than a truly fine strawberry in the summer.  I can honestly say that I remember the first time when after years of eating strawberries that were enormous, watery, and only vaguely strawberry-tasting, I tasted a concentrated, sweet, and aromatic strawberry.  It was one of […]

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Summer Attack! Teen Concert

Summer Attack! Teen Concert

They’re going out with a bang: Five teen bands will end their summer vacations on a high note, taking over the Davis Art Center’s indoor stage to present an evening of creative rock ‘n’ roll. Davis Art Center’s Third Annual DAC Summer Attack! Teen Concert takes place August 20, 5:30 pm, at 1919 F Street. […]

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Hello Paesanos!

Hello Paesanos!

Thanks to Kemble Pope of the The Davis Voice, this photo of the Paesanos sign was captured arriving this morning in downtown Davis. It was a fun site to see as Kemble and I were sitting, enjoying our coffee at Mishka’s. According to Paesanos owner Mark Scribner, the restaurant is tentatively scheduled to open September 3, 2011. Read more […]

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Not That Kind of Shrub

Not That Kind of Shrub

My daughter recently introduced me to shrubs. No, not the ones you plant for structural interest in the garden. These are the kind that have become popular with the artisanal cocktail crowd and they are made by combining fruit and hot vinegar and letting it steep before straining and adding sugar. Made as far back […]

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ArtAbout on Friday

ArtAbout on Friday

2nd Friday ArtAbout is a monthly evening of art viewing and artists’ receptions at galleries and businesses in Downtown Davis and beyond.  All events are free and open to the public. Many include complimentary refreshments and opportunities to converse with featured artists. Summer ArtAbouts feature live music in E Street Plaza, as well as at several ArtAbout receptions. […]

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Say Yes to Having a Voice

Say Yes to Having a Voice

Two weeks ago, I said yes to writing to my representatives in government for the first time in fifteen years. On August first, President Obama gave a speech encouraging all Americans to take part in our democratic government by writing to our representatives about a little issue that I won’t name, but will allude to […]

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