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July 31, 2015 - NATIONAL MUTT DAY - NATIONAL RASPBERRY CAKE DAY - NATIONAL SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR APPRECIATION DAY - NATIONAL TALK IN AN ELEVATOR DAY

July 31, 2015 – NATIONAL MUTT DAY – NATIONAL RASPBERRY CAKE DAY – NATIONAL SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR APPRECIATION DAY – NATIONAL TALK IN AN ELEVATOR DAY… 712 more words

Looking Back

Wanderlust

I was about 14 when I watched a programme with my Mum that documented the “top 50 things to before you die” or whatever. I remember eagerly jotting down trips and destinations that looked interesting. 673 more words

Travel

de Young Museum Installs 100 Year-Old Mural

Last week, the de Young Museum installed a mural in its lobby that hasn’t been viewed publicly for nearly 100 years. The massive piece entitled… 129 more words

San Francisco

TBT: Veruca Salt

It was 1998, and I was 13-years-old, when I bought Eight Arms to Hold You. The album came out in 1997, but it took a few repetitions of songs like “Shutterbug” and “Volcano Girls” on 107.3 WAAF before I caved in and bought the album. 455 more words

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Cockenoe Kodachrome

It’s been decades since Bill Whitbeck lived in Westport. (Westport, Connecticut, that is. He’s now in the beautiful seaside town of Westport, Washington.)

But he remembers fondly his days on Cockenoe. 511 more words

People

A heart's poetic approach

If I understood it correctly, we all get to have our share of  “Turning Points” once in  a while. A child discovered adulthood, a woman vowed on matrimony, a graduate makes his 1st million, or even earning a Nobel Prize. 133 more words

Late Night Thoughts

July 30, 2015 - NATIONAL CHEESECAKE DAY - NATIONAL FATHER-IN-LAW DAY - NATIONAL CHILI DOG DAY

NATIONAL CHEESECAKE DAY

National Cheesecake Day is observed annually on July 30th.  Cheesecake is a delicious dessert that is loved by millions around the country.  It is a sweet dessert that is a mixture of soft fresh cheese, cream cheese or cottage cheese, eggs and sugar on a crust made from crushed graham crackers, crushed cookies, pastry or sponge cake. 402 more words

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