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The internet is a big time suck

Check your email, peruse social media, and play a (not-so) quick game of Candy Crush

Technology is stealing “pause time”

Shout-out to King Kong’s breath

Movie picks from Temecula

High School Musical (2006): Vanessa Hudgens as Gabriella is an undeniable phenomenon. As are her eyes and smile. Blonde Ashley Tisdale likes to wag her tail. Her brother is a great dancer. The supporting cast ...

Your demons are a bore

You’re under a curse? So what?

Not all amazing clowns don a costume.

As I drove home, I passed another cemetery

It’s a nice purging

In a short sermon, Father Larry Dolan spoke of our human bodies as tents. As we walk further into the forest, the tent gets tattered.

Drop your unrealistic expectations and stay married

You can recover from sexual boredom

As a marriage counselor, I have spent ten years observing couples try to stay together. The majority of couples work hard to preserve their marriage and family stability. Most relational conflict is everyday run-of-the-mill stuff ...

Out-of-towners influence the Strawberry Field vote

Carlsbad shopping mall debate continues

The homework is done on Carlsbad mayor Matt Hall.

The decline in civility in America

We encourage violators while we punish the obedient

Even the Eddie Haskells of the ’60s had good manners.

The best gin and vermouth for a Negroni

Process: First, we did 5 rounds of 5, keeping the gin constant and doing 5 different vermouths. Victoria and I silently rated them, then shared when we were done. Then, we did 5 more rounds, ...

A Negroni is the bacon of cocktails

There is a rule in my house: if I ever make a Negroni for myself and Victoria is home, I have to make one for her, too. Every time. This rule was put in place ...

Whiskey with and without stones

Are whiskey stones worth it?

It’s the melting, called the “heat of fusion,” that makes ice magic.

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