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All the Trimmings

  I love Thanksgiving. Not only for all the obvious reasons. The reason I feel lighthearted as I walk down the aisles of the local Safeway, gathering ingredients for pumpkin pie, is because I can participate wholeheartedly in this holiday. When the cashier asks me what I’m making for Thanksgiving dinner, I actually have an answer. […]

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A Blustery Day Today

  [Narrator] Now one fine day the east wind traded places with the west wind, and that’s turned things up a bit all through the Hundred Acre Wood. Now, on this blustery day Pooh decided to visit his thoughtful spot. [Pooh] Yes, and on the way I made up a little hum. And it hummed […]

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A Holiday Classic at The Woodland Opera House

  The Woodland Opera House presents  A Christmas Carol, opening this Friday, November 28th. And what a musical score! It’s by two of the most celebrated and prolific composers and lyricists currently working in the theatre today: Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens. Menken is a multiple Oscar-winning composer who has created the classic scores for […]

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Boredom comes from a boring mind

College is fun. When I’m not working 4-hour shifts at the Pinkberry yogurt store or hustling to finish a paper on the day that it is due, I am usually grabbing food with a friend at a quaint cafe downtown or attending a typical college hang-out at someone’s apartment. Fun? Of course. But you would […]

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Fall In A College Town

It’s October and Davis city streets fill with leaves, children, and bikes. Autumn is a time of change.  As the trees and the local wildlife enter their dormant period, the city streets seem to waken. October arrives and over the span of a weekend  the population of Davis explodes, as roughly 30,000 students move in. […]

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