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First Friday Art Walk

 Celebrating Nevada City’s diverse mix of galleries, artisan boutiques, retail shops, wine tasting rooms, restaurants, as well as live music, is the monthly First Friday Artwalk. Tonight’s theme is “Circus” and it’s bound to be a festive evening, beginning at 5:00 pm. The band MAU will rock the Boardwalk Stage at 8:00 pm. To see… Read More ›

SUP Yoga

Who needs a studio when you have a serene and beautiful mountain lake? Who needs a yoga mat when you have a paddle board? Put the two together and you have the fastest growing outdoor activity, SUP Yoga, also known as stand up paddle board yoga. In Nevada City, nestled among the pines on Lower Scotts… Read More ›

Do I Know You?

For many people the thought of a Class Reunion has no appeal whatsoever. The mere thought can be absent of any excitement, only dread. Why would anyone want to spend a night having awkward conversation with people they don’t remember and if you do remember them, why haven’t you kept in touch all these years?… Read More ›

Lipstick Trends

“Whoa, you’re…..um, wow…that’s a red lipstick,” said my snarky co-worker to me one morning passing in the hallway. I laughed it off at the time, and I’ve been thinking about lipstick a lot since then. I’ve looked around my office and to my astonishment hardly anyone wears lipstick at my office, which has a lot… Read More ›

Get Drunk

Always be drunk. That’s it! The great imperative! In order not to feel Time’s horrid fardel bruise your shoulders, grinding you into the earth, Get drunk and stay that way. On what? On wine, poetry, virtue, whatever. But get drunk. And if you sometimes happen to wake up on the porches of a palace, in… Read More ›

Selfies Phenomenon

You’re strolling along a ridge at the ocean during a beautiful spring day, the wind is blowing softly in your hair. The setting would make such a beautiful picture, you tell yourself. But since you’re walking alone and no one is around to capture your radiance, out comes your phone and the camera app is… Read More ›

What Olympic Sport Would You Choose?

The XXII Winter Olympic games start February 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia, and U.S. athletes are now in nationwide trials to qualify for their events. It’s exciting to read the women’s curling team being called the “all-star” team, lead by Erika Brown, and are highly anticipated to bring home the gold. If I was an… Read More ›

Walt Disney World Top 10 Vacation Tips

In October my girlfriend Melissa and I went to visit my daughter who is interning with the Disney College Program at Walt Disney World. The week was filled with laughter and all things Mickey. If you want to enhance your vacation, I highly recommend the following tips from our trip. 1. DISNEY’S MAGICAL EXPRESS TRANSPORTATION:… Read More ›

Quillow

The quillow is a quilt that becomes a pillow with a couple folds and tucks. I received one as a child and remember tucking my feet into the pillow pocket while snuggled under the quilt. I also tucked my dolls into the folded up quillow and used it as a nice carry-all. This Christmas I… Read More ›

The Plan works for me

  The Plan by Lyn Genet Recitas works for me. For the last year I have been trying to figure out the dairy or gluten issues that have been messing with my digestion and weight. My body has responded with indigestion problems, acid reflux, bloating, constipation or diarrhea. Nothing was working. I got tested and… Read More ›

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p.s. I write, not to be read, but for the pleasure of writing.

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