A proud moment... I actually won an AWARD for strangest showing at our Chico Association of Realtors holiday party a number of years ago. I met an agent (whom I shall call "Linda," because that is her name) at one of my listings. Her clients had not yet arrived, so we Continue Reading
Ever heard the term "Guerrilla Gardening"? This morning I experienced one of those "synchronicity" moments. I was admiring the photos of a most talented young man, Mathieu Young (from Chico originally but now of L.A. and the world) and came across a Continue Reading
2011 Home, Garden & Antique Show!
DON'T MISS this year's HOME, GARDEN & ANTIQUE SHOW, Sat. & Sun., March 19th & 20th at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds! Gate opens at 10:00, and you will be amazed at the variety of good & services, children's activities, demos, horticultural delights and FOOD Continue Reading
While driving a client around Chico the other day, I was asked what my favorite things were about our little college town. Didn't take long for me to respond: "The people, the laid-back pace, and the PARK!" Now, anyone who has been in Chico for any length of time knows Continue Reading
Have you heard of the new "Meatless Monday" trend? An NPR segment this morning reported on the movement to encourage people to go vegetarian one day a week. According to "Meatless Monday" founder Sid Lerner, the goal is to "...help reduce meat consumption 15% in order Continue Reading
The Best Blueberries – Sierra Cascade!
Hands down one of my favorite things about summertime in the Northstate is the abundance of fresh, luscious, tantalizing fruit. How lucky are we!!!? How well I remember picking wild blueberries as a child in New England, and the delectable pies that emerged from Mom's Continue Reading
Seeing this colorful, playful art---often featuring heart-stealing, whimsical canines---around Chico for the past few years, I've wondered about the artist. During a recent visit to Dr. Karen Escott (local Chico chiropractor extraordinaire), I noticed a few pieces adorning Continue Reading
Bacteria Be Gone!
My back yard strawberry plants have matured enough to produce a decent crop (enough right now for a nice fresh-fruit-and-yogurt breakfast every morning!) Such a treat. I do believe my homegrown compost is responsible for such large, lush berries. How to effectively Continue Reading
CSUC Organic Veggie Project
Mission Statement for the Chico State Organic Vegetable Project: A self-sustaining education, research, and production facility for organic vegetables to support school, university, and community agriculture education, provide research information for local growers, and Continue Reading
Next time you get the urge to get a puppy, tune in to the Puppycam! Maybe it will cure the urge...or maybe fuel the flame! (In which case, check your local shelter or, here in Chico, the Butte Humane Society first, for the pups and kitties most in need of loving homes.) If Continue Reading