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Say Yes to Wine for Charity

Say Yes to Wine for Charity

Last Saturday Rominger West Winery released two new wines to benefit the NorCal AIDS Cycle (NCAC) during a rollicking party at the winery. I’ll come right out and say that I am biased: I work at Rominger West Winery and the release of Tailwind Red and Tailwind White has been one of my main projects […]

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Say Yes to Oysters

Say Yes to Oysters

Oysters are one of the many polarizing things in our world, and although the distinction between “oyster eater” and “non-oyster eater” will not decide any wars, it is an important one in the culinary world. Until last week, I was unsure which camp I fell in to. I was invited to try oysters for the […]

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Say Yes to David Sedaris

Say Yes to David Sedaris

Two weeks ago I said yes to David Sedaris, finally. He has been one of my favorite authors and comedians since I was a kid and his books on tape were what saved many family road trips, and I have always wanted to see him speak in person. When my boyfriend Kevin I moved to […]

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Say Yes to Village Harvest

Say Yes to Village Harvest

I thought that I could rise above Davis’s famous springtime allergies, but last weekend I was brought back down to earth by itchy eyes, a runny nose, and my personal record for number of sneezes in a five minute period. Granted, I did spend Saturday morning with my head stuck in citrus trees all over […]

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Say Yes to Paintball

Say Yes to Paintball

I never thought I would say this, but playing paintball is fun! Aside from the padded pants that make it hard to run, the face mask that makes you look like Darth Vader’s unattractive offspring, and the fact that pellets filled with paint are flying at your head, the sport provides a lot of fun […]

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Say Yes to Consuming Kids?

Say Yes to Consuming Kids?

I recently attended the screening of a film called Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood, which addresses the out-of-control marketing practices that are aimed at children today. Everything from the diapers kids wear to the cereal they eat has been infiltrated by the marketing machine that relentlessly pushes them to want, to need, to buy […]

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