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Are You That Woman@California Travel Insider
Sacramento, California
Are You That Woman
Interests: California is my passion. Traveling to all the hidden corners of the Golden State and still so much to see, so many people to meet, and stories to hear and tell. Love living life locally wherever I go.
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Yes, Made in America has been a mantra. Embraced by many. Now, more than ever, it should be embraced by all Americans. During the pandemic, we could clearly see how out-sourcing nearly all of our manufacturing put us at an... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2021 at Are You That Woman
Looking back: Parkwest Casino Lotus owner John Park and his design team spent 18 months envisioning a first-class casino to replace the old Silver Fox card room on Stockton Boulevard. The gleaming Parkwest Casino Lotus was that dream realized. Opened... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Truly a family affair, Bobby Phong inherited Phở Xe Lua from his uncle and aunt, Charlie and Michelle Phong. His father and mother, Michael and Anh Phong, were the guiding lights when the restaurant opened in 2007. Bobby has helped... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2020 at Are You That Woman
The wind blessed the trees With its caressing autumn breeze And gently plucked the painted leaves As I glanced up in time to see The leaves dance down from the waltzing trees. Barbara L. Steinberg Sacramento 10/19/89 Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Rating: Star*Star*Star*Star*Star* Thank you so much for being there on one of those painfully hot days. One of our rare "eat out" moments during Covid-19 - we were so happy to see Mariam there behind the counter. We went home... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2020 at Are You That Woman
The Sierra Oro Farm Trail will celebrate its annual Passport Weekend in partnership with Chico State’s Virtual Alumni & Family Weekend on Saturday, October 10, 2020. In an effort to keep our community, visitors, farmers and wineries safe, the Sierra... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2020 at Are You That Woman
July 28, 2020 - Wow time passes and 11 years later, the introduction of this Tin Box memory is more meaningful than ever. The rest of the story equally important as we look to stay connected and close to our... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2020 at Are You That Woman
You never can imagine The secrets I have hidden. The little quirks and nasty habits, I’ll tell you, I’m not kiddin’. So! You think you really know me? Its been left for you to ponder. Listen to the deeds I’ve... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2020 at Are You That Woman
On Friday, July 3rd a huge Alder tree fell at Camp Pollock causing damage to the caretaker trailer. Tim and his two yellow labs (Philbin and Luther) were inside the trailer when the tree came down, and while very shook... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2020 at Are You That Woman
With or without Covid-19, the concept of responsible recreation should come as naturally as breathing. Loving the land. Leaving no trace. Following the rules. Building an inclusive outdoors for all people regardless of race, color, religious, or sexual orientation access... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Premiere Broadcast on NBC Bay Area July 4th at 7pm PST As fans of Betty Reid Soskin and what Betty has done to illuminate the invisible histories of African Americans and other people of color, the Rosie the Riveter Trust... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Snow is falling down, Covering all the ground. It covers the earth like a tiny white mouse, Touching everything, roof and house. Do you like snow in the face? Sure, I like it anyplace. Barbara S. January 30, 1966 Grade... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Moving along the hot city cement many sets of eyes follow as I go moving alone curious eyes, lonely eyes they follow. Who am I? Who are you? Nothing more than a stranger on more than a strange street nothing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Another day of isolation and lock-down during Covid-19, Hardly! We have been so blessed to live in rural Butte County. Close to back roads and beautiful escapes. Heading north from Chico on Highway 32, we are quickly above the valley... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Mountain biking is big business. Fun business! In Plumas County, it’s really big and fun. So much so, that they have six amazing biking events. For the brave among you, the annual Lost and Found bike ride tests your cowabunga... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2020 at Are You That Woman
You possess a beauty uncommon to most it radiates from within to without. It goes beyond any surface pleasure and truly there can be no greater treasure. And there's your fragile frame which you feel surely makes us laugh but... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2020 at Are You That Woman
The Public Works Department of the City of Sacramento is planning future transportation improvements on Stockton Boulevard. The two main focuses of this effort are improving traffic safety and mobility. The plan will be adopted by City Council in the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Distant from where land meets sea, Human trappings seem faraway. Restless thoughts keep sleep at bay, Rise! Watch! Hear the break of day. In predawn light a masked invader, indeed, Uncovers a treasure trove of oiled seed. Lid unlocked for... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Let the Wind Chimes To hear the most heavenly sounds click on the wind chime images—harmonically tuned aluminum—longer, clearer resonance. I tell you, once you've heard a Grace Note Chime you'll forever recognize these incredible tones. With a long history... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Evening on the Yuba They flit and float Wings aflutter. In gathering darkness Their bodies quiver. They kiss the water In an elusive dance. And we watch the bats boogie Above the river. Barbara L. Steinberg June 2, 2004 Rainbow... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Another moment to be thankful for all the brilliance and resilience of small businesses throughout the U.S.A. In this case, California - our Golden State - home to family-owned and operated High Seas Trading Co. I was fortunate enough to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2020 at Are You That Woman
When the crisis finally passes - and it will - what will we do? Will we return to our disconnected and self-centered ways? Lost in countless hours of social media. Over-scheduling our children. Retreating into our homes and never knowing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Back to Made in U.S.A. 2020 - In 2012, I started Made in the U.S.A. 2012. For 12 months, I bought only Made in the U.S.A. or recycled (second hand) products. Well almost. Some things simply can't be bought secondhand... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Dear Mono Lake friends, I'm writing to you from my desk at home, and due to the COVID-19 virus it's likely you are reading this at home too. I'd like to provide three important updates from the Mono Lake Committee.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2020 at Are You That Woman
Rating: Stars*Stars*Stars*Stars*Stars We'll all be wondering where we were - where we had been - before, during, and after the pandemic! I'm thankful to have enjoyed my first stay at the Abbey House Inn, Winters, California, just before everything went... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2020 at Are You That Woman