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Archive for December, 2013

New Kid in Town

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Kid in Town

  Along with the arrival of Bastyr University to San Diego, we have enjoyed the addition of some dedicated herbalists to our community. One of them, a naturopathic doctor and herbalist from Perth, Australia has chosen to volunteer to help in the Trees for Health Arboretum in Balboa Park. Classically trained in functional health and […]

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The Unconscious Eaters Playbook

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The kick off to the holiday season is in full swing. The Halloween candy is gone, and now we face the daunting task of managing weight gain avoidance from what we did at Thanksgiving and what we are about to do at Christmas. The time of year between Halloween and New Year’s is prime time […]

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Decorating With Flowers, Succulents and Miscellaneous Finds

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Decorating With Flowers, Succulents and Miscellaneous Finds

  In October several Garden Club members attended the San Diego Floral Association’s meeting which featured Tony Alvarez who gave us ideas for decorating with flowers, succulents, and miscellaneous items found outdoors. Alvarez had myriad half-started arrangements, and before beginning his talk he continued assembling bits and pieces. Probably the best information I garnered from […]

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Clothing Innovation Meets Automotive Creations

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Clothing Innovation Meets Automotive Creations

by Aubree Lynn Stylist/Writer/Producer I would like to introduce you to my friend, Daniel Pharis, who will soon be known for his role with innovation of automobile design. Pharis has developed a new approach to designing automobiles. He has transformed the designs that a model wears on the runway to vehicles being driven on the […]

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A Poorly Executed Effort for Health Care insurance

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Over the past several months I’ve heard from numerous individuals and business owners about their current and future health insurance. A lot of people initially expressed support for the concept of “all people having the opportunity for health insurance coverage.” Unfortunately, we’re now really feeling the results of what was proposed as insurance coverage that […]

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Barney Can’t Be Bothered

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Barney Can’t Be Bothered

  Frenzied! Now, you wouldn’t expect this adjective to be used to describe a dog –or any dog – but after careful observation and consideration – this is it: Ginger is one excitable dog. Yes, this column is about Barney, and in his youth, Barney was occasionally frenzied. But now, in his dotage, the only […]

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Between the Lines: Janice Steinberg and “The Tin Horse”

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Between the Lines: Janice Steinberg and “The Tin Horse”

  It was a lovely interlude on a recent Sunday afternoon, sipping wine and nibbling cheese among a group of book lovers at Mission Hills Books & Collectibles for a reading and discussion with another of our local literary treasures, Janice Steinberg. You may have heard the name. Steinberg was a long-time, award-winning arts journalist […]

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“Fumble?” Did You Say, “Fumble,” Mr. President?

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The roll out of President Obama’s health care act was a major screw-up and when the president described it at a press conference as a “fumble,” he insulted our intelligence. There are people who hate Barack Obama; who hate his black skin; who hate he is president – and have hated him from the day […]

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Restaurateur Launches New Eatery in Mission Hills

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Restaurateur Launches New Eatery in Mission Hills

  by Anne Sack Gina Champion-Cain has already established herself as a prominent business woman in San Diego. Now she takes careful aim at the restaurant industry, with the opening of her second restaurant, The Patio on Goldfinch. “I believe in ‘neighborhood centric’ and while I may have coined a new word here, every bit […]

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