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Archive for October, 2013

Ask for the Senior Discount When Robbing Banks

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Watching the news recently, I heard one of the newscasters refer to a bank robber as an elderly gentleman. Later in the broadcast he said the bank was robbed by a 68 year old man wearing a mask. Whoa, I thought, wait a minute, 68 is considered elderly? I’m in that age group, I never […]

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Politics Ain’t Beanbag

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eight days after Bob Filner resigned in disgrace, acting mayor Todd Gloria and city councilman Kevin Faulconer spoke to a standing room only audience of The City Club of San Diego at La Jolla Country Day School. The purpose of the gathering was to look beyond Filner’s 246-ruinous days in office and to our city’s […]

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A Tree Grows In Brooklyn….Girl

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A Tree Grows In Brooklyn….Girl

  The street has come back to life. Many years ago, when I first moved to San Diego, the area around the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Goldfinch Street teemed with restaurants. “The Baker In The Forest” was one of my favorites and was partially responsible for my decision to move south from Los Angeles. […]

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Metals, Medicines and Quackery

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Metals, Medicines and Quackery

  For Halloween and Day of the Dead, we like to access scary scenarios to entertain ourselves. Here is a one that gives me chills: “quackery.” But first, let’s get some context. Metals are not all bad medicine. Minerals and metals have a long history of use for health. The classic recommendation for eating “deep […]

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Flat Bellies: Tips That Really Work

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Had a little too much “comfort food” and lack of movement these last months? Maybe you’ve put on a few pounds around the middle? The bathing suit season is still here, so if the pooch in your belly is the pain in your mirror, now is the time to do what it takes to get […]

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The Ultimate Space-Saving Garden

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The Ultimate Space-Saving Garden

  Mission Hills Garden Club learned about a clever invention — a Tower Garden. Deris and Sky Jeanette brought and demonstrated it, a modular hydroponics solution for growing healthy, huge delicious plants. The device consists of a sturdy pale green plastic vat which fits in a space less than three feet by three feet and […]

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Day Trip Getaway

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Day Trip Getaway

  by Aubree Lynn, Producer/Stylist My mission for this particular article is to encourage day trip getaways and or staycations. We, the working class folks, have busy lives. We have to fit everything into our 40-plus hour work weeks and many times forget about ourselves in the process. You do not have to travel far […]

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Between the Lines: One Book, One San Diego, One Big Library

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Let’s put aside local politics (briefly, anyway), and celebrate some upbeat occasions, like the grand opening of the new Central Library and the kickoff of this year’s One Book, One San Diego. The Central Library had its dedication and opening events during the last weekend of September and is now open for business. Under that […]

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