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What Now? The Sillies, or the Willies

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

I forget to pray for the angels, and the angels forget to pray for us … Item:  I’ve already attempted to diagnose Barney, our Cairn Terrier’s evil obsession with the parking meter scooters – or their drivers? –  but sadly, I continue to fail in this mission. Yet I have stopped fretting about it, even […]

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On the Cusp of Something Great

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
On the Cusp of Something Great

I’ve been there before, many times. I’ve reviewed a number of restaurants there, all with different names. I’ve always enjoyed the amazing views from this location. But the other restaurants have come and gone. Where am I? I am at the top of the Hotel La Jolla, located on La Jolla Shores Drive, one of […]

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AA – Romney, Ryan & Rand – III

| September 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

I am a confessing Christian but understand people have a right to their own faith beliefs – or the absence thereof. My Christian convictions run deep but I do not proselytize. I am a welcoming person and my welcome is inclusive. I take seriously what Jesus said about loving our neighbors and respecting one another. […]

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Which America?

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

 America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and  lose our freedoms; it will be because we destroyed ourselves.   — Abraham Lincoln Mitt Romney has repeatedly said the presidential campaign is between two visions of America. As a candidate for president, Mr. Romney has frequently been frustratingly ambiguous, but in this […]

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The Smart Choice for Mayor

| June 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

OPINION By Judith Copeland Four people are running for mayor. Each has unique skills, experiences, qualifications and disqualifications. I hear friends and neighbors espouse support for one or the other for odd reasons which have nothing to do with the job of being the mayor. Let’s be clear. Being the mayor is a job. It is primarily […]

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Timken Museum of Art Hosts Series of Small Displays of Art

| April 30, 2012 | 1 Comment
Timken Museum of Art Hosts Series of Small Displays of Art

Object Lessons: Francisco de Goya’s Self Portrait with Dr. Arriet The second in the series of major loans to the Timken Museum of Art comes from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.  Francisco de Goya’s Self-Portrait with Dr. Arrieta, from 1820 and one of the artist’s masterpieces, will be on display at the Timken beginning May […]

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Between the Lines: Reading Contemporary Americana

| February 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

I recently read two of last year’s highly praised novels. “The Marriage Plot” by Jeffrey Eugenides is his long-awaited follow-up to the award-winning “Middlesex.” “The Art of Fielding” is Chad Harbach’s first novel, and he hit the jackpot—it was selected as one of the New York Times’ five best works of fiction for 2011. Both […]

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“Romantic Encounters”

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
“Romantic Encounters”

Just in time for Valentine’s day Interested in Creating memories to last a lifetime? Stacey Blanchet’s new ebook, “Romantic Encounters,” helps to rekindle the fire in relationships or bring out your creativity side anytime you need it. This collection of romantic tips and suggestions will remind readers that the most important part of a relationship […]

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Mission Hills Garden Club

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

February 29 – NOTE DATE CHANGE.  Botanical artist Helen Shafer Garcia will discuss her past and present work with SD Home and Garden Magazine as well as perform a painting demonstration. Past work will be displayed. Social begins at 6 p.m. at 4070 Jackdaw and Helen will begin at 7 p.m. Guests $10 unless in […]

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Community Calendar

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thru Jan. Reuben H. Fleet Science Center IMAX Film Schedule – Come see films like: Santa vs. the Snowman, Born to be Wild, Under the Sea and many more!  For film schedules, visit www.rhfleet.org. Harrah’s Rincon brings fresh entertainment to the New Year!  Highlights include Sylvia Browne, Livin’ La Vida Harrah’s live bands in the […]

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