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More problems for Video Girl Barbie doll

Dec 22, 2010

First came the warning from Sacramento's FBI office that it could be used as a tool for child pornographers. Now the Video Girl Barbie doll has run into more raunchy problems. According to KCRA 3, a mother from Gold River, CA is looking for an apology...

Glocal Girl
A Thousand Words.

Dec 22, 2010
A Thousand Words.

Today something very special came in the mail.  Or came in the store who then called me and I came to them.  I'll give you a hint: A picture is worth a thousand words.    A...

I was a Teenage Chowhound
CHRISTMAS IN CAMBODIA

CHRISTMAS IN CAMBODIA

From Christmas in CambodiaChristmas in CambodiaThis is what I've been up to the past couple of weeks. It's a photo-essay in blog format on the somewhat bizarre and rather charming phenom of Christmas in Phnom Penh. Lots of photos of holiday cheer Khmer...

My West Sacramento Photo of the Day
Christmas House On Fernwood Street

Christmas House On Fernwood Street

The whole lawn is decked out in colorful display! These folks also had great Halloween decorations in their front yard this year.

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Random Thoughts on Christmas Lights

Dec 21, 2010

For some reason, people in Sacramento seem to like string those big white bulbs on their houses.  It reminds me of Farrell's.  Or Las Vegas.  Does anyone remember Farrell's?  They wore those old-fashioned outfits with the straw hats and vests with ...

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North Sac Beat
Sacramento Children’s Home hosting Holiday Brunch

Dec 21, 2010

The Sacramento Children's Home Family Resource Center of North Sacramento is holding a Holiday Brunch on Thursday, December 23 from 9:30am - 11:30am at its facility on Del Paso Boulevard. The brunch will feature a special viewing of the movie Home Alo...

Momservations
Christmas Check List

Dec 21, 2010
Christmas Check List

Mom's check list for a perfect, if exhausting, Christmas.

North Sac Beat
St. Joseph Parish holds Christmas Program tonight

Dec 21, 2010

St. Joseph Parish School will host Christmas Program tonight at 6pm at campus at 1718 El Monte Ave, Sacramento, CA 95815.

The Hog Blog
A Very Different Hunting Video

Dec 21, 2010

So I posted this a couple years ago, but it deserves a repeat.  It combines all the elements of the season… hunting, Christmas, Santa Claus (Father Christmas), and a little corporate double-talk.  How could you go wrong? Enjoy.  But you may want to watch it alone, before sharing with the kids. And should you...

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My West Sacramento Photo of the Day
Frosty Sighting in the 95695

Frosty Sighting in the 95695

Kurt and Hal posed with their original rendition of Frosty. Made from plywood and painted we think it is much more cool than a vinyl blowup import from China!



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