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The Quarter Acre Farm Revealed

The Quarter Acre Farm Revealed

Two local authors recently spoke about their books at the Winters Community Library. I was excited to make the short drive to Winters for several reasons. I’ve heard about the fairly new Winters library building several times from Davis resident and West Yolo Regional Librarian Sara Ferguson. I was curious to see what it looked […]

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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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No Rules Pasta and Veggies

No Rules Pasta and Veggies

The summer vegetables are finally a reality. If you are too busy enjoying summer to spend much time cooking this is the recipe for you. Fresh, delicate, and simple is the way to go so start the pasta water because the veggies are almost done! Almost any veggies will do so go check what is […]

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Crocker Tots

Crocker Tots

  I recently attended the opening preview for the wonderful new family features at the Crocker Art Museum and was amazed by what I saw. Included in my group were parents and children of varying ages, so it was a unique experience to see their interaction and amusement first hand. Story Trail is a self […]

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A Ceramic Artist’s Garden

A Ceramic Artist’s Garden

The garden of an artist is a special place. Many gardeners, finding the urge to add accents almost as compelling as the need to plant the flowers, have placed decorative pieces between the rudbeckia and the lilies. An artist has the advantage of being able to create something personal and meaningful and then site it […]

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