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Alison Toon
Istanbul: art and music and memories

Apr 4, 2014
Istanbul: art and music and memories

A few years back, my daughter and I were sitting on the beach in Dahab, on the Red Sea, and hearing some very haunting music. That music was B-Tribe, and for me, it's synonymous with Dahab, with sitting under shade at a waterside cafe, eating Fuul Mesd...

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Marc Valdez Weblog
Vote For "Auburn Road"!

Over the last year, I appreciated the energy boost a group of teen girls added by attending "Get Fierce Funk" aerobics at Step One Dance and Fitness, but it wasn't until tonight I learned they aren't just friends, but together form a singing group call...

Chronicles of Nothing
The Great Chillow Debacle

The Great Chillow Debacle

Back in the early 2000s, my best friend, Maria and I saw an ad for a Chillow. It sounded like a miracle!  Who hasn’t woken up sweating because their body warmed up too much while sleeping? Just me? I’m a … Continue reading 

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Rubys Musings
New Discoveries and Revisiting Favorites

image via google search for vintage road trip Yesterday hubby and myself decided to go explore and make new discoveries for our daycation road trip. We got up early, got ready, filled the gas tank and headed to San Francisco's Golden Gate Par...

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Marc Valdez Weblog
Rephotographing Winogrand’s ABQ Picture

Interesting blog post.

Mr. Andrew Bradley
Kid-Sitting Around the World

Kid-Sitting Around the World

It was a crazy week of traveling around the world, but all I had to do was head to my brother's house with my mom to kid-sit my two nephews and niece in Redwood City. After I finished up with Good Day Sacramento, my mom and I...

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Marc Valdez Weblog
Anonymous Issues A List Of Demands To The City Of Albuquerque

Most of them are reasonable, but people may resent the intrusion.

Marc Valdez Weblog
Red And Blue Lights Again

Apparently even though Jiffy Lube replaced the tail light, there is some kind of electrical defect, and the rear lights are still failing. Time for a repair!

Alison Toon
Guess where I was last week?

Apr 1, 2014
Guess where I was last week?

It's obvious where I've been, from the books I'm reading. A good trip always generates good reading material... and new recipes to try!  The recipe books by Greg and Lucy Malouf are beautiful, and worth buying for the photos as well as the fo...

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Finding Our Way Now
Daybreak: Story

I love the morning, especially daybreak. It makes me smile as I remember a special time with my parents. There are times when even in the strangest of circumstances, humor can make all the difference. Such was the case in an unusual story about my par...