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Displays of Independence

Monday, July 6th, 2009
[caption id="attachment_682" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="This bungalow designed by TJC is decorated with patriotic bunting"][/caption] Flag etiquette says that the U.S. flag should not be draped as decoration; we are to let it hang free. So along with flags, we display red, white & blue bunting decorations of all kinds on Independence ...
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History Often Repeats

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009
[caption id="attachment_583" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="\"Looking for Answers to Fuel Problems\""][/caption] The headline “Looking for Answers to Fuel Problem” could have been in this morning’s newspaper. But the date on this article is actually 1979. That long haired fellow on the right is me, explaining how a solar room heater works. Those ...
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An Afternoon in Carmel Valley

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="384" caption="Galante Vineyards"][/caption] The clear and mild weather between rain storms made for a pleasant afternoon last Saturday at Galante Vineyards in Carmel Valley. Jack and Dawn Galante, their family and staff, were gracious hosts at their well attended open house. We tasted several soon-to-be-released bottled wines and ...
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A Creative Renaissance

Monday, January 5th, 2009
[caption id="attachment_406" align="alignnone" width="296" caption="Sketch by Leonardo da Vinci"][/caption] A fascinating display of Renaissance inventions, art and architecture is now showing at the The Tech Museum of Innovation in downtown San Jose . The traveling exhibit from Italy, titled "Leonardo: 500 Years into the Future," will be at The Tech until ...
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Monday, November 3rd, 2008
On November 2, 1800, John Adams became the first president to move into the White House. As he was writing a letter to his wife, he composed a beautiful prayer, which was later engraved upon the mantel in the state dining room: "I pray Heaven to bestow THE BEST OF ...
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Full of Ideas

Monday, October 20th, 2008
[caption id="attachment_226" align="alignnone" width="282" caption="Sunset Idea House 2008"][/caption] On a recent field trip, the office staff toured the 2008 Sunset Idea House at Montera, in Monterey, CA. The spacious residence fits nicely into the rustic site. The main hall, lined with impressive wood columns, leads to fold-away wall centered on a ...
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Dress for Success

Monday, September 29th, 2008
Clean out your closets and help the residents at Sun Street Centers at the same time. The Salinas Rotary will be accepting clean clothing items that can be worn for interviews and employment on both Tuesday, October 14th and 21st. Drop your items off at 12 noon, at the entrance of ...
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New From Old

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008
Green building is a popular movement in our industry which aims to reduce the negative impacts a building has on the environment and its occupants. An important aspect of a green building is conserving natural resources. Many legendary structures have been built using beautiful wood elements. Picture the massive beams ...
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Common Ground Event

Monday, July 28th, 2008
Tom Carleton is pleased to be a member of the Board of Directors of Common Ground Monterey County. For several years, they have consistently been a balanced voice of reason in the contentious debate over Monterey County's new general plan. Show your support by joining us for an enjoyable evening, ...
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