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Archive for September, 2012

Capital Markets Today

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

I had originally planned to continue writing about Municipal Bonds, but a question I was asked recently really got me thinking: with all of the scandals and problems that have come to light, can we really trust our financial future to Wall Street brokers and bankers. In case you hadn’t heard, HSBC and several other […]

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Caroline Herring Release of “Camilla”

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Caroline Herring Release of “Camilla”

With compliments, accolades and endorsements from critics and fellow musicians, Signature Sounds recording artist Caroline Herring has emerged as perhaps the most literate and distinctive songwriter of her generation, and one of the freshest voices to hit the music scene in decades. (And I’m not overstating it!) August 28 saw the release of her sixth […]

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Copper & Congress Dubbed “Tucson’s Latest Buzz Band”

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Copper & Congress Dubbed “Tucson’s Latest Buzz Band”

Copper & Congress, hailing from Tucson, Arizona recently released their debut CD, and the story of how the band came together in the first place, and how they produced “The Leap Year,” is a story with ironic twists and turns. A chance meeting at an open mic night convinced the quartet that they had a […]

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WHAT NOW? ANYONE OUT THERE?

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

I don’t really worry THAT much about whether any of you are devoted readers of my (occasionally) semi-brilliant columns. Such fretting would be such a burden; as any columnist knows, it’s quite enough to figure what to write about, than to pine over the size of one’s readership. Still, I can’t help but be thrilled […]

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Staying On Track

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

There’s no avoiding it unless you stop reading or watching the news. The election is on its way and with the announcement of Paul Ryan there is now a new person to rip apart. From dogs riding on the roof of a car to fear of a Kenyan president with a “fake” American birth certificate, […]

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Sweet Endings – D Bar

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Sweet Endings – D Bar

“D Bar” could be a terrific name for a ranch in Texas. It would make a recognizable brand on the sides of beef on the panhandle. But it is neither of those. “D Bar” is the name of one of the exciting new restaurants to open in San Diego in the past year. Keegan Gerhard, […]

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The Rhubarb about Menopause

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rhubarb is a wonderful, old fashioned, garden product featured in classic cook books for strawberry rhubarb pie, pickled rhubarb stems, cookies, casseroles and more. In home remedies, the root has been used for thousands of years as a reliable laxative and detoxifier for liver, gallbladder and colon complaints. It was recorded in cultivation in Siberia […]

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A Trip Down Memory Lane

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
A Trip Down Memory Lane

  The past month has been a real doozy, and especially difficult and daunting. I won’t go in to all the specifics of why I share this observation. I will state that the most serious challenge of the month was when I learned that Chuck Fox, my ex-business partner who had also been the executive […]

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Eat Like an Olympian

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

We can all take inspiration from the remarkable athletes and Team USA accomplishments witnessed in the London Olympics. All athletes, not only train their bodies and their minds to perfection, they also know that their nutrition plays a key role in the overall program recipe of a champion. Eating a healthy diet sufficient in nutrients […]

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Seasonal Organic Local (SOL) Markets

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

On July 25 Mission Hills Garden Club held a very different meeting. Originally Vince Brown, an attorney who is fervent in his belief that we must eat organically and locally grown foods available in season, was scheduled to speak. He owns SOL Markets which models his beliefs about food. When a last minute emergency made […]

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