Redwood City Dining

Tweet Go Fish Poke Bar Green Leaf Asian Curry Wrapper’s Delight Bravo Taqueria Broadway Masala Oh Baby Sushi Squeeze In Ike’s Lair of Redwood City I Dumpling Zadna Restaurant Vesta San Carlos Sirayvah Organic Thai Panda Dumpling The Toss Kamakshi’s Kitchen Kabul Afghan Cuisine Asya Rangoon Ruby Belmont Falafelle  

Postcards From Aunt Pennie

Tweet Oscar de la Renta: The Retrospective 2016/05/12: de Young Museum in San Francisco, Aunt Pennie and Grandpa Marshall. Pierre Bonnard : Painting Arcadia 2016/04/06: Legion of Honor in San Francisco, Aunt Pennie and Grandpa Marshall. Pierre Bonnard was a French painter and sculptor active from 1890 to his death in 1947.  He was a…

Free to a Good Home

Tweet Home Furnishings Adjustable Bed Captain’s Chairs Set of 8 (Set of 8 (6?) oak dining chairs, no arms, photos to come) Dining Tables Blonde oval-topped table with two leaves manufactured by Cambridge of California and originally purchased from House of Values in San Mateo Antique rectangular-topped table with plywood leaf Antique Mirror Home Miscellaneous…

Fleas and Mites

Tweet Some cats and dogs are extremely sensitive to fleas; an afflicted cat will chew off large swatches of fur – and even skin in some cases. Mites of various types can also cause chewing, allergic reactions, and hair loss.  They include Sarcoptes scabiei canis (mange; the human form of scabies is caused by a…

Bay Area HMC Events

Tweet Bay Area HMC Events This post is intended to collaborate on ideas for various types of HMC community events to be held in the Bay Area.  Please add your ideas in comments at the bottom of the page. Thanks! – Penelope Gordon, ’87, pegordon@1plug.com, Moderator Food Related ‘Beyond Mudd πs’: a series of food…

Photo ID

Tweet Fewer teens want to drive yet automakers court them. – while this article is focused on the next generation of US automobile buyers, the data points provided are very pertinent to the current debate regarding requiring citizens to show US government-issued photo IDs before voting.  The percentage of 19-year-olds without a driver’s license has…

Famous Quotes

Tweet Books The book Paul Clifford is the source of the phrase “It was a dark and stormy night”.  The full first opening line of the book is: It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents—except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept…

Message in an vBottle

Tweet The following idea was triggered by the article “Return of a castaway” in the 2012 September 17 print edition of the Christian Science Monitor about students at a school in Maine who launch (wine) bottles which enclosed messages into the Gulf of Maine every year. A recent article on a school in Mass. that…

What's in a Box?

Tweet A balikbayan box is gift box sent by an overseas Filipino to family and friends in the Philippines.  There are several companies specializing in the shipment of balikbayan boxes.  The industry organization PASA (Philipino American Shipper’s Association) enables approved companies to more easily get shipments through inspections and to help senders avoid service problems….