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Thinking Globally and Acting Locally

In the Gold Country | Posted 03.25.2015 | Impact
In the Gold Country

We should all be immensely grateful for and supportive of the organizations who look after the women in the Sudanese refugee camps. At the same time, it can be too easy to overlook the fact that the person who needs your humanitarian heart may also be right under your nose.

Beating the Heat in the Gold Country

In the Gold Country | Posted 09.13.2014 | San Francisco
In the Gold Country

On breaks in the music, take a walk down Main Street, with its historic buildings, and read a few plaques on the walls about the history of our town. Downtown is only three blocks long. You can be back in your chair with a fresh glass of wine before the next set begins.

The Best Little Winery You've Never Heard of

In the Gold Country | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
In the Gold Country

Having lived in Napa for nine years, and having been a wine lover for many years before that, I've done a fair share of wine tasting. I have yet to taste a flight where every wine was fabulous. Until last weekend.

Lessons from Mokelumne Hill

In the Gold Country | Posted 11.06.2013 | GPS for the Soul
In the Gold Country

For 16 of the last 24 years, I have rented in Los Angeles, most recently paying $2650 for a sweet little house in Pasadena. In one day, a letter from ...