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Celebration of All Things Science at St. Vincent School’s 5th Annual Science Night!

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Celebration of All Things Science at St. Vincent School’s 5th Annual Science Night!

St. Vincent School held its Fifth Annual Science Night on March 27, 2019 where students and parents explored a range of scientific principles. Activities were organized at various stations run by parents, high school students and middle school students. Participants explored the science of cooking by super-cooling ice cream and other treats in liquid nitrogen, […]

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Beautiful Bonsai

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Beautiful Bonsai

On the last day of February, I missed the meeting I most wanted to attend.  Fortunately, Martha Pehl stood in for me taking great notes as Abe Far, president of the Golden State Bonsai Federation made his presentation.  I am probably the last person to write about Bonsai.  My father had one, but he also […]

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Investing in Real Estate

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Real estate as an investment can be very profitable. It has its challenges, especially if you are buying property and managing it yourself. But done properly, real estate can provide cash flow, diversification and other benefits to your investment portfolio. Fundamentally, investing in real estate is basically buying an asset, leasing the asset to others […]

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My Life in Books & Literature

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
My Life in Books & Literature

Twenty years ago, maybe, I spoke on “My Life in Books & Literature.” I gave the speech three times – at Barnes & Noble at Grossmont Center and La Jolla, and to a women’s book club at First United Methodist Church of San Diego. The first went extremely well. The second, not so much. The […]

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Thinking Way Outside The Box

| April 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
Thinking Way Outside The Box

Every day I am amazed by the announcements I receive from people dealing with issues impacting our world. A lot of time and resources have been allotted to changing the status quo and to bring about meaningful and quantifiable results. What I find most refreshing is that people in our world are actually willing to […]

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What Now?

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Peacemaker Awards to Honor Those That Communicate, Collaborate and Connect While the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC), in this 31st year of Peacemaker, continues to uphold and expand its mission of peacemaking, we fear the “world” is not keeping pace. Still, its current list of awardees, its creative new programs, worthy and compelling – […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

If you’re urban, you likely know the intersections that are interminable. The ones where we could eat dinner…grrrrrr. ADVICE: A simple shift from grrrrr can do wonders: from fuming-with-delay to pausing, breathing and looking around. Let it be a small shift into the “now-moment-zenishness” of where you are. Ha! But, really. Use it as a […]

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Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain

The San Diego Museum of Art, located at 1450 El Prado in Balboa Park, presents the exhibition Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain, featuring more than 100 outstanding works by leading artists from Spain and its global territories during the pivotal years of around 1600 to 1750. On view May 18, 2019 through […]

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Just in Time for Foster Youth’s 6th Annual Celebration

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT) will hold its 6th Annual Walk the Talk fundraising celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, to raise awareness and resources for transition age foster youth in San Diego County. The theme of this year’s event […]

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A Reading Addict

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
A Reading Addict

I have an addictive psyche. I am addicted to overeating and buying shoes, but I am not addicted to alcohol or coffee or sodas. At times I have mastered food and shoes, but not my earliest addiction: reading. Long before I could read, I took a book with me wherever I went. Our bathroom had […]

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