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What Now?

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
What Now?

Literacy, of Course! Thursday, May 18 is the date, for the San Diego Council on Literacy’s (SDCOL) 8th Annual “Eat. Drink. Read. A Culinary Event for Literacy, ” in which our local chefs’ create an original dish that corresponds to their favorite books. CEO Jose Cruz never lets up on his mission: to raise the […]

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Mother’s Day and Celebrating Families

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mother’s Day and Celebrating Families

As I was envisioning my plans for May and getting ready for some of the events that are a part of this month, I was reminded of the most meaningful day that we celebrate, Mother’s Day. For those of us with Mothers who have been so important in our lives, we are grateful to be […]

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Explore Your Neighborhood Parks

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Explore Your Neighborhood Parks

This past month, a friend of mine who lives in Connecticut came to San Diego on a business trip. He commented on how lucky we are to live here. The weather, the environment, nature…all of the benefits of living in San Diego, and so close to the ocean, were just some of what he noticed. […]

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MADCAPS Presents 57th Annual Benefit Show

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
MADCAPS Presents 57th Annual Benefit Show

Mothers and Daughters Club Assisting Philanthropies (MADCAPS) celebrates 57 years of community service with its annual benefit show Thursday, March 9 through Saturday, March 11, in Point Loma Nazarene University’s Brown Chapel Theater. The theme for this year is “On Broadway,” featuring Broadway hit shows such as “Grease,” “Chicago,” “Saturday Night Fever,” “School of Rock,” […]

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Fab Cakes Wins Three Food Network’s Cake Wars

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fab Cakes Wins Three Food Network’s Cake Wars

This past month I learned of the only bakery to accomplish an impressive honor. Fab Cakes in Mission Hills has the talent, skills, creativity and passion to win three Food Network’s Cake Wars. They are amazing. In 2015, Fab Cakes competed in the D.C. Comics episode and won. In 2016, Fab Cakes competed in the […]

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An Unlikely Valentine’s Gift: Sharing and Preparing

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

This is probably not going to sound all that romantic. I will even admit that my Valentine’s suggestion probably is a lot more practical than most people would normally consider. There’s no jewelry involved, though a box of See’s candies and a rose would round things out nicely. For many couples, especially those who have […]

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From 92 to 123 Dogs Rescued

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
From 92 to 123 Dogs Rescued

Last month, the San Diego Humane Society became part of a life-saving journey to rescue 92 Yorkies from a residence in San Diego County. Now the number of dogs rescued has grown to 123 (114 dogs and nine puppies). According to the San Diego Humane Society, it is not unusual for hoarders to hide animals […]

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Clearing Out Your Old 401(k)

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

When changing jobs or retiring, one important decision you will face is whether to roll over your employer’s retirement plan (401k, 403b, pension, SIMPLE or SEP IRA, etc.) to an IRA. Before you leave your employer, there are a couple of things you need to be aware of. Below are some questions to ask, and […]

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What Now?

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

He’s Driving Me Crazy. No Really! For a variety of reasons of which I will spare you the details, I have of late been charged with being the driver. Normally, this would not be a big deal; after all, I’ve been driving since before …well, let’s just say I’ve been driving cars since we all […]

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At least 400 Studies Show the Healing Power of Music is No Placebo

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
At least 400 Studies Show the Healing Power of Music is No Placebo

A doctor in San Diego County has used his own personal experiences to learn and share the power of music to heal. However, Steven G. Eisenberg, D.O. is taking it one step further by composing original songs for his patients, and they say his bedside minor brightens even their darkest days. Patient Debbie Hallmark, who […]

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