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  • Sunset on Fire
    Here’s a breathtaking shot by Carol Georgi of one of those surprise splendid Shell Beach sunsets that erupt unexpectedly out of a gray and clouded sky.
    by at January 18th, 2010 at 01:01 pm
  • “Life Choices” Release hosts author book signings and presentations
    Turning Point International is releasing the anthology “Life Choices – Navigating Difficult Paths” at Palace Station, Las Vegas on January 31, 2010.  Many of the 26 contributing authors will be at the Health, Wealth and Travel Expo to sign books, give...
    by at January 11th, 2010 at 03:01 pm
  • Sea Otters reflect ocean health
    Hello Ocean Lovers! Every Other Breath is from the Ocean contributed by Carol Georgi Here is a critter from our San Luis Obispo County coastal waters for you to enjoy! Please support the movement to establish the Central Coast Extension of the Monterey Bay National Marine...
    by at January 8th, 2010 at 03:01 pm
  • Rec′• la• ma′•tion (Reclamation – Art Exhibit)
    Jupiter Carbine by Anthony Hicks Rec′• la• ma′•tion Cheryl Weiss, Curator Exhibition: Reclamation Dates: Monday, November 23,2009 to Friday February 19, 2010 Hours: Mon. – Fri., 8am – 5pm, Free to the Public Location: Betteravia...
    by at January 8th, 2010 at 01:01 pm
  • Sex and the Zen of Shopping
    Sex and the Zen of Shopping or How to Shop Smart in a Dumb Economy (color edition) A bit like a small child, a book seems to suck all the creative energy right out of your soul.  If you don’t feed it and nurture it all the time, it withers and dies.  That’s...
    by at January 8th, 2010 at 01:01 pm
  • Shell Beach Sunset
    My dear friend Carol Georgi is dedicating a huge part of her life in paradise to saving the precious environment of sea and shore (especially trees, birds and sea creatures) of the San Luis Bay area, especially our beloved Shell Beach.  She is daily photographing the...
    by at January 8th, 2010 at 12:01 pm
  • The Temptation of Vegas
    I feel like a woman with a husband and a lover.  They each speak to a deep need in my soul, but neither, on its own, can satisfy me.  That’s the choice between Las Vegas and Shell Beach.  They pull at me, hard, in opposite directions and I need to be both...
    by at November 3rd, 2009 at 11:11 am
  • Seaside Wine Tasting
    It doesn’t get better than this.  Beautiful blue skies reflected onto calm blue Pacific, the cliff’s edge just yards away with pelicans cruising the coast – and glasses of smooth merlot, tangy pinot noir and crisp Chardonnay from local San Luis Obispo...
    by at November 2nd, 2009 at 06:11 pm
  • I got SCAMMED looking for a job
    Like a lot of other poor slobs, I have been unable to find a job since graduation from UNLV May 09.  Not hearing back from employers or temp agencies that have no jobs, I am definitely feeling the effects of the 15% unemployment rate. I looked in the Sunday Review-Journal...
    by at November 2nd, 2009 at 05:11 pm
  • Beauty Ideals and Morphing through time
    For a lovely morph through time of the ideal beauty of woman’s face , check out this youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUDIoN-_Hxs
    by at August 24th, 2009 at 04:08 pm
  • Guided Hike to Point San Luis Lighthouse
    Avila Beach, San Luis Obispo County, CA My friend David Georgi leads guided hikes in San Luis Obispo County for the Sierra Club and the Point San Luis Lighthouse Keepers. He is an avid Pole Walker and instructor in how to reduce the energy you use hiking by using poles that...
    by at August 21st, 2009 at 04:08 pm
  • Incline Village and King’s Beach on North Lake Tahoe
    Two villages lie almost side by side on the shores of North Lake Tahoe, King’s Beach on the California side of the border and Incline Village a couple of miles into Nevada. Although not as seismically disorientating as crossing the Rio Grande, the difference between...
    by at August 21st, 2009 at 03:08 pm
  • Java Hut best cappuccino in North Lake Tahoe
    If you are looking for an outstanding cappuccino in the North Lake Tahoe area, stop by the Java Hut in King’s Beach.  Not only have they mastered the art of the foam, but you can’t beat the “beachy” milieu reminiscent of California Surf sites. The...
    by at August 21st, 2009 at 02:08 pm
  • Tolosa Winery in San Luis Obispo
    I remember one of their very first wine dinners, years ago, a small party of 20 people seated al fresco under the grape arbors on the grounds of the the old Mission in downtown San Luis Obispo CA.  The founders were there with their new release and talked about the long...
    by at July 29th, 2009 at 01:07 pm
  • California Farmers Market – SLO style
    There is nothing as beautiful as a ripe organic tomato.  Unless it’s the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip.  I mean, truly, it is a really difficult choice.  Luckily, in my life, I don’t have to choose.  Right now while Vegas is blistering hot...
    by at July 28th, 2009 at 01:07 pm
  • Avila Valley Central Coast California
    It doesn’t get any better than the micro-climate of Avila Valley in San Luis Obispo County California.  Surrounded by lush green hills which protect it from the coastal fog, the valley boasts orchards, inns, hot springs and markets teeming with fresh produce and...
    by at July 11th, 2009 at 09:07 pm
  • All you can eat Crab in Central Coast California
    If you hankering for succulent crab, sweet and plentiful, go on Tuesdays to either Ciao Bella in Morro Bay or Spyglass Restaurant in Shell Beach (northern Pismo Beach).  Both Central Coast California restaurants have superior water and sunset views: Ciao Bella located...
    by at July 9th, 2009 at 12:07 pm
  • UNLV Forum Lecture Series Open & Free to Public
    UNLV has announced its fall 2009 schedule for the University Forum Free Lecture Series which are open to the public.  For all you complainers about the lack of intellectual stimulation in Vegas, this is the chance to get out and learn something – and it costs...
    by at July 8th, 2009 at 04:07 pm
  • 4th of July Central Coast California
    San Luis Obispo County California – a little piece of paradise As you can tell by the photos, this ain’t Vegas.  Back on the Central Coast for July, we celebrated this little piece of paradise on the planet with a Bar-B-Q on the patio in San Luis Obipso (known...
    by at July 7th, 2009 at 01:07 pm
  • Use Twitter to confuse Iranian security forces
    Thank you to www.peymanmeli.org for image. If you are on Twitter, set your location to Tehran and your time zone to GMT +3.30. Security forces in Iran are hunting for bloggers using location/timezone searches. The more people at this location, the more of a logjam it creates...
    by at June 23rd, 2009 at 10:06 am
  • Larry Hart’s PRAISE at South Point Casino
    I had the privilege of seeing Larry Hart’s production of Praise in the reception hall of Hart Mansion when he first launched the show before a small private audience of friends and special invited guests. The rhythm and sounds of this unique show reflect Larry’s...
    by at June 18th, 2009 at 09:06 am
  • Buscando Estrellas (Looking for Stars) YouTube
    YouTube – Buscando Estrellas – Primer programa grabado en vivo en Las Vegas Nevada MEGA TV 32 en el Hotel y Casino Greek Isles. Check out the YouTube of the first production of Buscando Estrellas (Looking for Stars) on MEGA TV 32 performed at Greek Isles. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vComdw9uORo&feature=email   ,...
    by at June 10th, 2009 at 11:06 am
  • Martha Stewart Radio Show from the M
    Here’s another example of the free, fun, frivolous things you can find to do on a Thursday morning in Las Vegas. Martha Stewart’s satelite radio show Living Today on Sirius XM  was recorded live from Studio B at the M Casino and Resort with an audience of...
    by at June 5th, 2009 at 07:06 pm
  • Maui eco business and lifestyle for sale
    They call Las Vegas the 9th Island, so it seems appropriate for me to mention an eco design company based in Hawaii that is now up for sale.  It you have access to some cash (apparently there are a few of those people left) and have a hunger in your soul for an alternative...
    by at June 3rd, 2009 at 10:06 am
  • Obama-Reid Coliseum a night of joyous celebration
    Last night the Coliseum at Caesar’s Palace was filled with supporters of Sen. Harry Reid, but it was President Barack Obama that elicited the sheer joy and exuberance that electrified the air.  Broad smiles and glowing faces, strangers interacting like old friends,...
    by at May 27th, 2009 at 12:05 pm
  • California Court upholds same sex marriage ban
    Back in the Midwest on that great expanse of prairie, we used to dream of California as a beacon of light and progress and everything that we considered forward thinking in American society.  We used to believe that as goes California, will the rest follow in time. I...
    by at May 26th, 2009 at 11:05 am
  • CineVegas 11, Las Vegas Film Festival, Jun 10-15
    I’m not going to go into a lot of detail here about the 11th CineVegas Film Festival that runs June 10-15 at the Brenden Theatres at the Palms Casino. They have a dynamic website that will give you all the information about tickets, showings and star-studded events....
    by at May 26th, 2009 at 10:05 am
  • Market Tea Room for delectable lunch or High Tea
    Tea Rooms have sprung up across the country and seem to be holding their own in the recession.  They play to the ladies who enjoy civilized touches like tablecloths, cozy ambience, cups of freshly brewed tea and, of course, irresistible desserts. The Market Tea Room...
    by at May 25th, 2009 at 05:05 pm
  • Create Reid’s campaign slogan and meet Obama
    If you’re clever with words and a Nevada resident, you could meet President Barack Obama Tuesday night at Caesar’s Colisseum.  The Harry Reid campaign has offered a pass to a backstage reception with President Obama, Sen Reid and other celebs to the Nevadan...
    by at May 22nd, 2009 at 04:05 pm
  • Buscando Estrellas – Looking for Latino Stars
    Buscando Estrellas es una oportunidad de darle a el talento local una platforma para hacer presentaciones familiares y que de esa forma se sienta la motivación para el desarrollo de todo la gente del medio artístico en Las Vegas. , Janet Revere de KMCC Ch...
    by at May 22nd, 2009 at 03:05 pm