Author Archives: nutMeg

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Saturday, December 1: San Francisco Center for the Book Holiday Fair, Arion Press (San Francisco) Open House Saturday, December 1 and Sunday December 2: Handmade Holiday Crafts Fair and Luther Burbank Home and Gardens Holiday Open House (both Santa Rosa) Saturday, … Continue reading

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Angel Island Immigration Station Museum

Although I’d been to Angel Island before, I’d not been to the Immigration Station Museum (current State Parks’ site, also more info at this page from the 150th anniversary of the California State Parks in 2014.) Housed in the detention barracks of … Continue reading

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National Steinbeck Center

The National Steinbeck Center opened in 1998, and I’d heard good things about it, but had not been. Although I pass by Salinas, where the Center is located, on a semi-regular basis, I’m always on my way somewhere else and … Continue reading

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CA burning

As the one year anniversary of the terrible fires in Sonoma County passed, I was thinking it was probably time to unpin the post about ways to donate toward rebuilding the affected communities. And then the sky was full of … Continue reading

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East Wind Bakery

Another one of Those Places that I wanted to check out, but it closes before I’m back during the week, and one thing and another on weekends only just got to the East Wind Bakery recently. Wait, it’s been over three … Continue reading

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Shone Farm CSA

Sadly – for me anyway – First Light Farm, my previous source of Veggie Box of Awesome, had a change of ownership and reorganization which included consolidating their delivery area. Which I can totally understand, both from an economic point … Continue reading

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IONTW – October 7, 2018

King’s Hawaiian Bakery! I’m fascinated by the pictures of the production line. Here’s cool video of cookie cutters being made. and there’s a King’s Restaurant!!! Who’s in for a road trip to SoCal? Instant Noodle Warriors Squirrel! Nerd alert: What Did … Continue reading

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