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9 Great Alaskan Adventures

Aug 26, 2013

Alaska! America’s last wild frontier has left a lasting impression on me. A week after my great Alaskan vacation, my hair still smells of campfire and my pants of smoked The post 9 Great... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...

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Smoke still fouls the air at Lake Tahoe

Smoke still fouls the air at Lake Tahoe

The air quality forecast for August 26 in the vicinity of Lake Tahoe is "Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups". This means some people will experience health effects, but the "general public" is not likely to be affected. However, everyone breathing smokey...

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Bamboo and More
Succulents in rural Chinatown

Succulents in rural Chinatown

The Sacramento—San Joaquin River Delta is an estuary formed by the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers. Many locals only have a passing acquaintance with this water world and quite a few visitors don’t even know it exists. Bridge over the Sacrament...

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Smoke brings unhealthy air to Lake Tahoe

Smoke brings unhealthy air to Lake Tahoe

Smoke from the American and Rim Fires are converging on Lake Tahoe to form unhealthy air. When you smell the smoke in the air, you are breathing fine particulate matter that is injurious to your lungs. During the day, the sun heats up the airborne...

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Sacramento Magazine
‘Chicago’ at Music Circus through Aug. 29

Aug 23, 2013
‘Chicago’ at Music Circus through Aug. 29

Ready for some sizzling song-and-dance routines from legendary choreographer Bob Fosse and dynamic songwriting duo Kander and Ebb? Enjoy “All That Jazz” when Chicago comes to Music Circus for the first time Aug. 20–29. Lindsay Roginski will shimmy her way into the role of cunning ingénue Roxie Hart, which she’s played on national and...

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2014 Toyota 4Runner is a good pick for snow and off-road

2014 Toyota 4Runner is a good pick for snow and off-road

2014 4Runner Trail The fifth generation 4Runner is worth a look if you need a capable off-road and snow going vehicle. The 2014 4Runner has a wicked looking front-end with added comfort and convenience features. The 4Runner is the last mi...

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Limit Reached
The streets of confusion: Midwest style

Aug 22, 2013
The streets of confusion: Midwest style

The Girl with Moxie just reminded me about something in the Midwest that confuses me…your street names. More specifically here in the Twin Cities, the 35 freeways. For those of you unfamiliar, there are two 35 freeways: I-35 E and … Continue reading 

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Truckee River Legacy Trail extension project set to begin

Truckee River Legacy Trail extension project set to begin

Truckee River Legacy Trail   The public is invited to attend the Ground Breaking Ceremony for Phase 3B on August 26, 2013 at 4:00pm. The ceremony will take place at the east end of the Truckee River Legacy Trail. Phase B of the Legacy Tra...

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An Early Morning Walk

Aug 21, 2013
An Early Morning Walk

“An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” ― Henry David Thoreau One of the luxuries of summertime is the beauty of an early morning walk, something I know I will miss as September creeps closer. Sharing these images might just let me hold onto them a little bit longer.  ...

Sacramento Magazine
Davis Bike and Brew Fest Aug. 24

Aug 21, 2013
Davis Bike and Brew Fest Aug. 24

These days it seems like it's a beer's world, and we're just living in it. It's hard to miss all the beer events popping up in the region during the past few years. Now that the yeasty beverage has seen a meteoric rise in popularity, taking it out of men's garage refrigerators and putting...

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