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Monday, December 2, 2013 - 10:07am

Thanksgiving was lovely.  The Ina Garten recipe I used to make the turkey and stuffing turned out beautifully, the weather was gorgeous and I had the chance to indulge in one of my favorite past times – watching a great story told on film.  The Hunger Games Catching Fire box office sales reportedly topped $200 million in its first six days, and nine of those dollars were mine.


Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 7:41am

Do you like to visit haunted houses at Halloween, or put on a scary costume and roam your neighborhood collecting candy? Apparently lots of people do. According to a survey by TLC Discovery Company, over 85 percent of American families go Trick-or-Treating!


Monday, August 26, 2013 - 10:28am

There are a lot of adjectives that could describe Truong Nguyen (pronounced Joon Win).  He is a clinical systems analyst at Community Regional, a former Asian vegetable farmer, a great father to daughter Jessica and twin boys Justin and Travis, an avid boating enthusiast, a cancer survivor and an expert in the eco system of salt-water aquariums.  So, in one all encompassing word – Truong is an entrepreneur.


Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 9:20am

July was a blissful month.  I had the opportunity to take a vacation and one of the highlights was my visit to Chamisal Vineyards in San Luis Obispo.   This little piece of heaven lies between San Francisco and Los Angeles, in rolling vineyards that imitate the Italian countryside.


Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 1:32pm

A beautiful Memorial holiday weekend has just passed and so have many of the graduation ceremonies across the country.   If you just received your diploma for your undergraduate or graduate degree, please accept my hearty congratulations! You’ll never regret having sacrificed and labored so hard to win it.  If you have kids who have just passed this milestone, take a moment to breath in the smell of parental success.  The worrying isn’t over, but we can let go a little because now, as adults, our kids get to practice doing real life.