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The SF Botanical Garden has found the best way for people to play the piano.

By Lupita Peimbert.

(Art & Culture) –  It feels like you are in one of those romantic, impressionism paintings. Luscious gardens surrounding you, a climate that makes you feel cozy, 12 pianos scattered in a 55-acre landscape as if they were treasures waiting to be found, and groups of people sitting around -listening, drinking, nibbling, conversing. 435 more words

Culture

Great Date Idea: Andy's Orchard

My friends the W sisters invited me to go apricot picking Sunday. We left really early and headed to Morgan Hill and Andy Marinai’s Orchard… 332 more words

MIND/SHIFT and Stories Teachers Share

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MIND/SHIFT: How We Will Learn                          Stories Teachers Share Podcast

Resources, strategies, and support for modern educators who know there is more that can be done to improve their teaching and students’ learning experiences. 256 more words

These Lizards Have Been Playing Rock-Paper-Scissors for 15...

These Lizards Have Been Playing Rock-Paper-Scissors for 15 Million Years 

Male side-blotched lizards have more than one way to get the girl. Orange males are bullies.

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For the love of loquats: Unexpected places of passage

We live in a cottage in a small town. We’re on a short side street, a block from a gas station and a small downtown. But, our home leans up against a Redwood fence, behind which is the largest open lot in town, looking to be about an acre. 810 more words

Animals