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Gary Matalucci January 24, 2014 at 02:06 pm
It seems like a hollow victory nevertheless.
Senior A. Titude January 24, 2014 at 09:24 pm
Whatever pleasure/vice you have, if there's money to be made, it will eventually end up asRead More beneficial in some testing. Common sense and moderation works wonders.
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dorthy manser January 7, 2014 at 02:15 pm
I totally agree. The times have changed, not because the danger is greater (it isn't), but becauseRead More we have become increasingly risk averse. Perhaps that is due to the rise of advocacy groups who have nothing to gain if we are complacent. Are we really surprised that people who are terrified of their own food would be any less anxious when it comes to their kids? Fortunately, kids are pretty adaptable, and I'm sure they will weather our current level of paranoia. Then again, maybe I'm being to complacent!
Margaret Tong January 7, 2014 at 05:30 pm
I remember when we were chased out of the house to play and were only shouted for when the tea wasRead More on the table.
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Kirsten Schwartz December 12, 2013 at 09:53 am
I have been almost completely off gluten for a few months now, mostly to accompany my husband as heRead More gives up wheat. But then yesterday I caved: I got two little cookies from Whole Foods and ate them. This morning I woke up with stuffed-up ears. I am sensitive, not allergic, to gluten, but I wonder how many of us have little symptoms like that (which I've had for years) that would go away if we cut out the wheat? Donuts: not a necessity. Wheat: maybe not so much (rice, corn, millet, quinoa, etc.).
dorthy manser December 12, 2013 at 02:05 pm
"One market research firm concluded that the gluten-free market was $4.2 billion dollars in theRead More United States alone last year and predicts it will balloon to $6.6 billion in 2017" says a lot about this trend...
The scenic course for the inaugural Berkeley Half Marathon on Nov. 24, 2013 begins in Berkeley at Civic Center Park and ends in Albany at Golden Gate Fields: Map courtesy of Berkeley Half Marathon
Albany Adult Sports November 23, 2013 at 07:43 pm
You are not too slow! We have a 12 minute mile 3 mile group (as well as 2 fast/long groups). RunRead More this December!!!
Gary Tang November 24, 2013 at 04:17 am
OK, 8 AM, right? I will try in late December after the Honolulu Marathon.
David Sanger December 12, 2013 at 08:59 am
It was an excellent race. I look forward to next year...
Bill Steigerwald's book, "Dogging Steinbeck," asserts that John Steinbeck's classic non-fiction book, "Travels With Charley," was dishonest and highly fictionalized.
Mr Eous October 31, 2013 at 08:57 pm
Sheesh, Bill, if you are going to ride the Master's coattails say something nice.
Paul D November 2, 2013 at 07:51 am
Bill who?
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