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Flustered by feathered “friends”

It’s 6:00 a.m. on a Sunday morning. The kind of morning when you wake momentarily before realizing that you don’t have to stumble in the dark to shower, get dressed and head out to work at an ungodly hour. But before you can stretch out and relish the extra time for sleep, a shriek pierces […]

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Too Green For Me

I may have to quit my job because of garbage. It all started when we returned from vacationing on the coast. Great weather, beautiful views, deer frolicking under windows, complete relaxation. The kind of place where you feel the stress evaporating from your body. It’s also nice to be home again. Your own bed, your […]

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Our Best Friends

There was no way I was going to write about this. That’s what I’ve been telling myself for the last two months. But the little voice inside my head tells me otherwise, like it always does when an idea takes hold and just gets louder, until I give in so I can quiet it down […]

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‘Tis the Season

I really wasn’t asking for much. But it sure felt like I was. My quest began at the local Safeway, a friendly enough place where employees smile and chat, and even ask if I am having an excellent shopping experience (never mind that the question was posed by a young man while I was standing […]

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Frog City


  Here’s a dirty little secret – I’m not really a Davisite. While I’ve lived in Davis off and on since age five, and long before it became an actual city, I don’t really qualify since I’m just not weird enough. Don’t get me wrong, I’m plenty weird in other respects. I know because my […]

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Stealth Angel

Eye of the Beholder

We don’t always understand it. We don’t even like some of it. Yet there is no question that our fair city is filled with it. And not only in all the obvious places. I used to think that art could only be found in museums, and that good art, however you may define that for […]

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