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Say Yes to Bingo

Say Yes to Bingo

I didn’t think I would be playing bingo on a Sunday afternoon until well into my retirement, but there I was, not even a year out of college and daubing hot pink ink onto bingo cards. After seeing charity bingo listed on the Davis Dirt calendar–fun and for a good cause!–I couldn’t say No to […]

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Say Yes to Abdominal Massage

Say Yes to Abdominal Massage

Davis now has its very own certified Chi Nei Tsang (chee-nay-song) practitioner. Sylvia Sensiper practices the ancient Taoist method of abdominal chi massage, and I got to experience it firsthand thanks to my policy of Just Saying Yes to new experiences. Chi Nei Tsang (CNT) is a holistic approach to healing that involves physical, emotional, […]

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Free, Fun & Funky Education

Free, Fun & Funky Education

If you consider yourself an expert on all things Davis, you’d better make sure you’ve checked out the Davis People’s Free School (DPFS) because it embodies many things that Davis stands for: openness, Earth-friendly activities, a high value placed on education, and community. DPFS was started in 2007 by UC Davis undergraduates, and while activity […]

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Chamber of Commerce Flash Mob

Chamber of Commerce Flash Mob

“You know I know how / To make ‘em stop and stare as I zone out.” The music pounded through the room as the rapper Flo Rida expounded on his awesome presence, and 100 people “raised the roof” in a dance move choreographed by Cary Arnold. If you think this sounds like an odd scene […]

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This week, I went skydiving. Well, it was actually indoors. And I was only ten feet above the ground. And it lasted only 60 seconds. But it was still really cool. When I saw a Groupon (an online coupon company) last October for indoor skydiving, my immediate thought was, No way. Too scary and too expensive.

Skydiving Adventure

This week, I went skydiving. Well, it was actually indoors. And I was only ten feet above the ground. And it lasted only 60 seconds. But it was still really cool. When I saw a Groupon (an online coupon company) last October for indoor skydiving, my immediate thought was, No way. Too scary and too […]

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Be a Kid for an Hour

Be a Kid for an Hour

The first thing that I did when I got back to Davis after visiting my family in Salt Lake City for the holidays, was to visit Davis Wiki and search for something very “Davis-esque” to do this week. I found it in the numerous suggestions that people had for a visit to Oxford Circle Park, […]

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