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Beer here, is the topic.
Okay, water goes into beer, and water from the Sacramento River and other rivers no doubt becomes beer, at some point, at some time. That's water we talk about.
But how about the water we don't want to talk about--wastewater, the stuff that flows through sewers?
Turns out some people in Oregon...
Credit goes to an Englishman for an idea that kept Americans from spitting out grape seeds, choking on said seeds, or having trouble digesting them. That idea is summarized on a historical marker on State Route 20, ten miles west of Yuba City, California.
(I wrote this post for another blog, now defunct. It is re-published here because it relates, in ways no matter how distant, to the Sacramento Valley.)
On a drive into a wildlife refuge, I was stopped by an egret doing road patrol. While waiting for the bird to move on, I pondered this time-honored question:...