Tag Archives: California

An Oasis for Folks and Fowl

Think of the word ‘oasis’ and it likely congers up images of small lakes amid vast hot and dry deserts – places where man and beast congregate around a source of fresh water in order to survive. There are many … Continue reading

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A Plantable Gift

Alton Brown put forth an idea on his “Good Eats” television show not to allow any ‘uni-taskers’ into your home. Anthony Bourdain espoused the same sentiment about the lowly garlic press in his book, “Kitchen Confidential”. Both times I remember identifying fully with the … Continue reading

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An Iconic California Getaway Region – Shasta Lake

It seems every born-and-raised Californian that we have encountered over the years has waxed nostalgic with memories of the same few iconic destinations they visited in their childhoods. One of those destinations that brings back a flood of fond memories is the Shasta … Continue reading

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