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Try taking the pledge to live sincerely

A friend of mine told me the story of a wonderful young woman named Vanessa who was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer in her late 20s. She is in hospice now, yet she has a project going called, "Live Sincerely." She asks you to take the Live Sincerely pledge, which is this: I will live sincerely. I...

All Squared Up
A most civilized beach – not in California

A most civilized beach – not in California

Compo Beach - August 2012The beaches in Northern California are awesome and beautiful. I love to sit and watch the crashing waves, the sea otters and other adorable critters. I love the fog and the mist, especially when it's baking hot back in the Sacr...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Egg-topped summer vegetable casserole

Recipe: Egg-topped summer vegetable casserole

Egg-topped summer vegetable casserolePrep time: 40 minutes Cook time: 55 minutes Serves 8 This casserole calls for plenty of tomatoes and zucchini. The recipe serves eight, so it's well suited for a brunch with friends, and also makes...

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The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Chilled zucchini soup

Recipe: Chilled zucchini soup

Prep time: 30 minutes Cook time: 35 minutes Serves 6 to 8 INGREDIENTS 4-5 pieces bacon 4 medium zucchini (or 6 small) 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic 3...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Zapple bundt cake

Recipe: Zapple bundt cake

Prep time: 35 minutes Cook time: 65 minutes Serves 16 This recipe is from "The Classic Zucchini Cookbook" (Storey, $ 16.95, 2002 revision, 312 pages). Co-author Andrea Chesman says the term "zapple" was coined by her son to refer to zucchin...

The Glover Posting
‘Borderlands: Origins’ looking to expand universe

Aug 21, 2012
‘Borderlands: Origins’ looking to expand universe

If you’re a big fan of the video game Borderlands and comic books, you’re in luck. A mini-series published by IDW Comics (Idea + Design Works Comics) entitled Borderlands: Origins will be hitting shelves at local comic shops this November, … Continue reading

The Glover Posting
‘Borderlands: Origins’ looking to expand universe

‘Borderlands: Origins’ looking to expand universe

If you're a big fan of the video game Borderlands and comic books, you're in luck.A mini-series published by IDW Comics (Idea + Design Works Comics) entitled Borderlands: Origins will be hitting shelves at local comic shops this November, after the Sep...

Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Peanut butter brownies

Aug 21, 2012
Recipe: Peanut butter brownies

Today was Jordan's first day of second grade. I got a little sad. And then I realized something.

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Guava Rose
Dragonfruit Smoothie

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Aug 21, 2012
Dragonfruit Smoothie

One of the best things I enjoy doing in Hawaii is eating all the local fruits. As you know, I’m a big fan of Hawaiian papayas, pineapples and strawberries, but dragonfruit is something relatively new to me. It’s not a fruit that was grown c...

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Bamboo and More
Echeveria explosion

Echeveria explosion

Echeverias are among the most popular succulents, not only because they’re beautiful and easy to care for but also because they grow very quickly given enough heat and water. This post shows a few examples from my own collection. These four echeveri...

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