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Archive for March, 2013

Bronze Plaques Installed on Inspiration Heights’ Pillars

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Bronze Plaques Installed on Inspiration Heights’ Pillars

After a year of pushing the project along, six new plaques have been installed on the Inspiration Heights pillars on Sunset Boulevard, according to Barry Hager, Board Chairman of Mission Hills Heritage. The bronze plaques replace vintage plaques stolen during a rash of thefts in the summer of 2011. “There is no lacquer coating on […]

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People Always Remember How We Made Them Feel

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Relationships, interactions and negotiations are clearly a big part of our lives. There are countless seminars, workshops, books and blogs available in order to learn techniques on how to optimize, maximize and strategize. They tell us how to act in order to get good results out of others. Clearly, tools and knowledge about the dynamics […]

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| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Today I share this song; it’s my gift to you. Making each day special, turning gray skies blue. Life’s too short, live and breathe, nothing’s hard if you believe….”– Rod Salaysay, RN It’s often said that 99 percent of success is in the timing. For Rod Salaysay, Peggy Windrum and Chris Camp, those are words […]

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Fresh and Timeless

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Fresh and Timeless

Putumayo’s Vintage France Offers a New Spin on the Best of French chanson Can’t afford that trip to Paris right now? No worries – just pop Putumayo’s “Vintage France” in your player, throw on your beret, light some candles and uncork a bottle of your favorite vin de pays and you’re practically there. Despite the […]

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The Artist Within

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The workshop sounded intriguing. I can discover and recover my creative self, tap into my imagination, and increase productivity. I do want to experience new creative processes, I thought, as I signed up for this 10 week journey. I’ve been a bit stuck in my writing and this will be a perfect opportunity to get […]

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At the Opera with Ian Campbell

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
At the Opera with Ian Campbell

When San Diego Opera’s “Murder in the Cathedral” opens at the Civic Theatre on Saturday, March 30, it will be a “new production.” Is that a big deal? In a nutshell, yes. All American opera companies share productions – sets and costumes – from time to time, either by renting from one another or co-producing […]

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Spike Africa’s – It’s New! It’s Wonderful!

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Spike Africa’s – It’s New! It’s Wonderful!

Spike Africa’s Fish Grill & Bar opened a few months ago in the old Payless Shoes location on Broadway and Fourth, across the street from the redevelopment area of Horton Plaza. It is so new it doesn’t have permanent signage up yet. But, it is right on the corner. You can’t miss it. Spike Africa […]

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Delectable Demulcents

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

It is always pleasant when something that is good for you turns out to taste good, as well. Reminded of this as I sucked on a throat lozenge, I noticed that the label on the box included a single-word, old-fashioned definition of the herbal action: “Demulcent.” It is no surprise that the label used an […]

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Creating Real Change

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

How to form positive habits and a New You Ever wonder why some people get great results from their workouts or their normal eating routine? What makes them different? How do they do it? Usually it’s one or two simple habits. All of us face two choices in life and it usually pertains to what […]

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Digging in the Dirt

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
Digging in the Dirt

The January meeting found Mission Hills Garden Club’s members plus a few grandchildren learning about planting seeds. Fausto Palafox, our president and owner of Mission Hills Nursery, gave us the basics about seeds and how to grow them because starting with seeds is far cheaper and you have more selection than starting with baby plants. […]

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