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It’s in The Bag Art Contest!

Kids, here’s your chance to have your art displayed on a custom-made organic tote bag! Submit artwork showing us what you like about growing, shopping for, cooking or eating your favorite healthy foods. Contest deadline is September 30, 2014. Representatives from Davis Arts Center and Whole Foods Market Davis will select the top 5 submissions, […]

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Fairytale Town Front Gate

Fall at Fairytale Town

Bring Fairytale Town to Your Classroom This fall, bring a little Fairytale Town magic and fun directly into your classroom! Animal Classroom Visits PreK – 5th Grade Offered September – June Farmer Brown will bring some of Fairytale Town’s farm animals to your classroom and introduce students to their importance in society. Three workshop themes […]

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Was That Mural Here Yesterday?

Was That Mural Here Yesterday?

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and I’ve had several friends whose reaction inspired the title of this article.  It seems like Davis gets a new mural every week or two, some on well-traveled streets and others on alleys that take a little more wandering to find.  If one doesn’t fit your personal artistic tastes, wait a […]

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Even More Right and Relevant

Even More Right and Relevant

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and as I walk by some vacant storefronts in the Manor Plaza, I want to assure everyone that All Things Right & Relevant is alive and quite well in its new home at the corner of Peña and Spafford, just off Fifth Street.  When you do find your way there, I […]

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Walking with Ray Bradbury

Walking with Ray Bradbury

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and in my last entry I mentioned my favorite author, Ray Bradbury.  That same day, Ray passed away at age 91.  Ray Bradbury was more than an author to me; he was a mentor and a friend.  Ray influenced my life as a writer by reading my work and sharing his […]

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Craft Beer Self-Righteousness

Craft Beer Self-Righteousness

  “Churches are full of judgmental, self-righteous people.”  As a pastor, it’s a charge I hear often enough, and most folks are surprised when I respond with a hearty, “Yes, they are.”   Just as surprising might be my next response, “That’s no surprise really, since most of us walking around are pretty self-righteous about […]

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