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“The No A$$hole Rule”

A few days ago I finished a book by Robert I. Sutton PhD, The No Asshole Rule. The title may be a little off-putting for some folks, but as the author explained in an interview, there really isn’t a polite … Continue reading

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Local sandwich shops

An article in the Sacramento Bee last week highlighted a couple of locally-owned sandwich shops: The Sandwich Spot at 1630 18th St Dad’s at 1310 S St I haven’t been to either place yet, but I wanted to get the … Continue reading

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Maalouf’s Taste of Lebanon

My buddy, Andy, has been urging me for months to try the food at this Lebanese place he likes. But I’ve been coming home for lunch most days, and I wasn’t going to take my family there for dinner without

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Afrofunk

While we were visiting San Francisco yesterday, we heard a band playing out in front of Pier 39. They sounded pretty good, so I picked up their CD on the spot: “Funkiest Man in Africa” by AfroFunk. (The band is … Continue reading

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Tokyo Fro’s sushi bar

Barb introduced me to Tokyo Fro’s sushi bar several months ago. It was pretty good, but I just haven’t had a chance to go back there. A few days ago Andy suggested sushi for lunch, and Tokyo Fro’s is conveniently … Continue reading

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Boulevard Coffee Roasting Company

Boulevard Coffee is yet another one of the businesses I frequent that doesn’t have a web page. Their coffee is always freshly roasted, and they have an excellent selection. My personal favorites are Boulevard Blend, a good crowd-pleasing medium blend, … Continue reading

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The End of Suburbia

My family recently watched “The End of Suburbia”, and it caused quite a bit of discussion. Our teen-aged daughters’ perspectives were especially interesting. This is a movie that I think everybody should see, if for no other reason than to get people thinking about how their lives will change post-Peak Oil.

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New fence

Our back fence completely failed a few weeks ago. We got it replaced today, and we’re very happy with the installer.

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Wenelli’s Pizza

Wenelli’s is a great little pizza place in Arden Park!

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Outfoxed review, related links

‘Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism’ ought to be required viewing!

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