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To Clean or Not to Clean

| December 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
To Clean or Not to Clean

What is it about having to clean a house that makes me tired? I suspect it may be my propensity toward procrastination. If I go into the kitchen to clean the stove, oven, fridge, counter tops, sink, floors, etc., I first notice the refrigerator. How can I clean it if I don’t organize it first? […]

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Stylish & Pregnant

| December 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Stylish & Pregnant

by Aubree Lynn, stylist/producer/writer Aubree Lynn is wearing an Oseas Villatorro design and jewelry by Art Rivas. Photograph is by Diana Delzio Photography. There is a way to still look cute and stylish while being pregnant. Even for me as a stylist, I have had a little more of a challenging time with this endeavor. […]

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Swimming Upstream Takes Courage

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Swimming Upstream Takes Courage

A good friend of mine recently reminded me that as Americans we have been given privileges and rights, and therefore, we also have a responsibility to protect them. He also reminded me that “swimming upstream takes courage.” He is so right. Five years ago, I was one of hundreds of San Diegans fighting to prevent […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Step into stillness In summer, after the to-do part of their day was done, my parents would sit side-by-side outside in their lawn chairs in the Michigan night air. Summer after summer, night after night. When I was growing up I didn’t understand it, but now I get it. It was their “still point in […]

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Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

The holidays are upon us and it’s time to start putting on the brakes now before the real damage is done. The old adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” really applies to the holiday season. The following tips will help you fend off that holiday weight gain so that you […]

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Jean Pierre Marques Honored for 50 Years of Martial Arts Teaching

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Jean Pierre Marques Honored for 50 Years of Martial Arts Teaching

When Jean Pierre Marques began his martial arts training as a boy in France in 1963, it is unlikely he was looking ahead to 50 years as a teacher in the arts, but that is exactly what he was recently honored for by two prestigious organizations. The USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame named him […]

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A Case Study in Evaluating a Mutual Fund

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Suppose I offered you a mutual fund that promised a six percent annual distribution yield (it pays out six percent per year)? Sounds attractive, right? When we evaluate a mutual fund for our clients, here are some of the factors we consider as we perform our due diligence. Are the costs reasonable? Low expenses are […]

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What Now?

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Solving the World’s Problems. Really. If everyone did crossword puzzles, the world would be a better pace. We who experience undue stress in our lives might want to share this inside secret. I am a recognized serene person. In fact, I’ve actually been cited and commended for my easy-going nature. This is entirely due to […]

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Human TuneUp by Cath

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp by Cath

Never give up? Unless… Never give up? It’s everywhere! On my walk one morning, I was behind a man wearing a t-shirt that said, “Never, Never, Never, Never Give Up.” When I looked on social media, I found a man who calls himself “Mr. Never Give Up.” We like this idea of never quitting, of […]

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Harry’s Bar and American Grill

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Harry’s Bar and American Grill

Hemingway Would Love It! By the time this story goes to press, San Diego Restaurant Week will have come and gone. Hopefully, readers will have taken advantage of the opportunity to enjoy select fine dining establishments at somewhat reduced prices. Another restaurant week will come by in about six months. Harry’s Bar and American Grill […]

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