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CATS’ “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” is a ‘must-see’ local production

CATS’ “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” is a ‘must-see’ local production

We thoroughly enjoyed the debut of CATS’ production of “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” at the historic Nevada Theatre in Nevada City. On stage from April to May 9, it is a “must see” local production and one of CATS’ best efforts in its 21-year history. “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter...

Finding Our Way Now
Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio: #Wine

Spring arrived much too early in Northern California this year. It was another year of little rain and a drought that seems without end. Regardless, life goes on and we spent the weekend setting up our patio. It’s a place we greatly enjoy on warm spring and summer nights. After all the work was...

Crazy for Crust
Giant Strawberry Cinnamon Roll Cake

Apr 19, 2015
Giant Strawberry Cinnamon Roll Cake

Sometimes you want a showstopper breakfast. This Giant Strawberry Cinnamon Roll Cake is that recipe! Before we talk about the recipe, let’s talk about something serious. #Youshouldbeusedtothatbynow This week, April 19-26, 2015, is National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW). Many of you may have read my infertility story (and thank you for reading!) but I wanted...

45 Journal
Camas Study 4

Apr 18, 2015
Camas Study 4

This morning I headed back to the blue camas field at Lacamas Park in the aptly named town of Camas, Washington. I only took my 80-200 lens, with the goal of taking a super isolating closeup of a camas blossom, done in the style of my photography icon,...

Crazy for Crust
Reese’s Pieces Cookies

Apr 18, 2015
Reese’s Pieces Cookies

Happy Saturday! I hope you’re having a good weekend. Weekends are better with cookies, don’t you think? Do you ever just get a total craving for something? Like, say, brownies? Or cake? Or maybe banana muffins? Or COOKIES? Unfortunately, I get these cravings all the time. Even though I’m constantly surrounded by a plethora of...

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Foods for the Soul
Skinny Peanut Butter Banana Seven Layer Bars

Apr 17, 2015
Skinny Peanut Butter Banana Seven Layer Bars

Layers of melty chocolate, coconut & fresh banana held together with a sweet & creamy peanut butter drizzle. Incredibly addictive but barely 100 calories!     As a little girl, I almost always asked my dad to make my peanut butter sandwiches. I wanted mine to be just like his: soft yet hearty whole...

Rubys Musings
To Cultivate and Grow ~ A French Girl Friday Post

Learning how to cultivate and grow my inner French Girl , one page at a time.  I will admit that I spend far too much time watching television. When you have the health issues that I have, it is not always easy to get out and about, and sit...

The Farmer Fred Rant
Pruning Tomatoes: Don’t You Have Anything Better To Do?

Pruning Tomatoes: Don’t You Have Anything Better To Do?





Once again, two tomato care questions have reappeared here: "Should I prune off  (snip off, pinch out) the first tomato flowers that appear, in order to get more tomatoes later?" And, "Do I need to prune my tomato plants?"

Those early tomato flowers, especially if the...

The Glover Posting
‘Batman Vs. Superman’ looks promising in official teaser

‘Batman Vs. Superman’ looks promising in official teaser

We have our first look at the 2016 comic book mash-up Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and I am pretty happy with the results.It's clear that the people are questioning this new "Superman"(Henry Cavill) and what his role on earth is.The splicing of v...

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HealthyCal.org
Long-Term Care: The Approaching Storm Darkens

Apr 17, 2015

 

By Matt Perry

 

California continues to be an expensive place to age when living in long-term care facilities.

In its annual survey “The Cost of Care,” Genworth Financial – a life insurance company that also sells long-term care policies – reports that costs for skilled nursing facilities in California climbed 4% in the past year.

The...

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