Monthly Archives: September 2012

CIRCULATE THAT AIR…USE YOUR CEILING FANS

Even though Fall has officially begun………it is still hot, hot, hot!  Using your ceiling fans in tandem with your air conditioner can help you save on electricity bills; allowing the fan to evenly distribute the warm air with cool air, … Continue reading

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THE ITALIANS ARE COMING!

The 29th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering will be hosting ranchers from Italy.  The butteri, as they are known, come from the Maremma area of Southern Tuscany where they have been raising and herding the large lyre-horned Maremmana cattle for centuries.  … Continue reading

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HERE’S TO THE INDEPENDENT RESTAURATEUR! A GREAT FIND IN DOWNTOWN RENO, NEVADA!

While spending time in Reno, Nevada recently getting my daughter settled at UNR to begin College life, I spent some time looking for new independent restaurants. The downtown Reno area is teaming with redevelopment and has been quietly moving forward … Continue reading

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A WONDERFUL AMERICAN-MADE PRODUCT

Reed Brothers is a small northern California design studio manufacturing beautiful handmade and hand carved wooden furniture for indoor and outdoor use.  Each piece is made and carved to order by skilled artists and crafts people at Reed Brothers.  They … Continue reading

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