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Content for Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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DrMindBodyIsIN

Title: DrMindBodyIsIN Address: drmindbodyisin.com Author: Howard Koseff, M.D. From: Carlsbad Blogging since: September 2011 Title: “A” is for Arsenic, not Apple. Date: December 6, 2011 In what looks like a fairly comprehensive study, Consumer Reports ...

December 14, 2011
Mulling in S.D.

“Mulling is when you infuse your cider with other flavors and aromas,” said Kathy. “You can use spices, herbs, fruits, or even sugars.” She pulled a pile of saucepans from under her stovetop. “Shall we ...

December 14, 2011
Totally Wicked

Who says there’s no more new food to create? Last big food invention I can remember around here happened a century ago, when Caesar Cardini accidentally invented the Caesar Salad. But, hey, how about Michael ...

December 14, 2011
Bitter Cold and Scurvy Dog Vizcaíno’s Ships

Toward the Freezing North As Sebastian Vizcaíno’s expedition prepared to leave San Diego Bay, a member of the crew struggled to board a launch. Stiff-legged, barely able to walk, he stumbled, struggled to stand up, ...

Mary Birch does not deny that its C-section rate is high

My introduction to Elizabeth Cooper-Schultz comes by way of a text message in which she refers to Mary Birch as “that hospital that claims to be mother and baby friendly.” When I arrive at the ...

December 14, 2011
Efficiency of Teen Multitaskers

Hey Matt: My teenager always seems to be doing ten things at once. I can barely manage one or two. Is there something special about the teenage brain that makes them good multitaskers? — Mom ...

December 14, 2011
Canyon View Church of Christ

Membership: 450 Pastor: John McKeel Age: 58 Born: Wichita, Kansas Formation: Columbia Christian College, Portland, Oregon; Pepperdine University, Malibu Years Ordained: 32 San Diego Reader: What is your favorite subject on which to preach? Pastor ...

December 14, 2011
This Reminds Me of December

Associations with December: too many. I will economize on my reflections. My birthday is in December, as is that of my good friend, writer and elementary school teacher Elizabeth Cullen, as well as historical and ...

December 14, 2011
The Colts' Luck

Six weeks ago I wrote a column about the Indianapolis Colts deliberately losing their games in order to guarantee owning the number 1 pick in April’s NFL draft. Said pick to be used to acquire ...

December 14, 2011
The White Arrows Have Direction

When Mickey Schiff rings from Los Angeles, I ask about his voice. If he’s not using a megaphone or something like that, it sounds like it must hurt to sing. “There’s no real tricks,” he ...

December 14, 2011
Legion Air

Last year, when the Far West band went looking for a place to record, they settled on the American Legion post in Encinitas. “Our drummer, Tony Sanborn, lives just south of Oceanside,” says Lee Briante. ...

December 14, 2011
Rewind the Clock to the Ghosts of Seasons Past

Jacob Marley’s isn’t the only Ghost of Christmas Past. Everyone probably has a few. They may not arrive in chains, shaking a bony finger at the void, and whispering “beware.” In fact, they may be ...

December 14, 2011
Big Black Sun

I know people who say they’re from the ’60s as some people say they’re from Paris or New York. It’s not descriptive, it’s declarative, proudly (or smugly) so, and vaguely definitive of their politics. I ...

December 14, 2011
Blowing Up Skirts

Thursday 15According to the Wik, white buffalo are American bison considered sacred signs in several Native American religions. Last.fm says White Buffalo’s “a throwback to the time of hard-touring, hard-drinking artists who lived what they ...

December 14, 2011
Movie Reviews: The Artist and Carnage

Glad tidings, of coming holiday gifts: “I won’t talk!” silently mouths an actor in the silent movie being made inside The Artist, a film that is itself almost entirely silent in speech. Soon after, a ...

December 14, 2011
A Jung Technology

Carl Jung once posited, “The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.” It was ...

December 14, 2011
Rob and Zach Do Pinback

When Rob Crow and Zach Smith formed Pinback in 1998, they quickly became one of the most-talked about San Diego bands in indie rock (even if they weren’t necessarily all that famous in San Diego). ...

December 14, 2011
Watch Your Step in City Heights

Last Sunday, while jogging up Wightman Street through City Heights, I had to avoid five piles of dog crap, seven fecal smears, and one brown lumpy puddle — all on city sidewalks. These numbers do ...

December 14, 2011
Penetrating Questions with Chris Sullivan

The rough cut of Eric Rife’s rockumentary Garageland begins with the shrill alarm of “Walk the Beat” by the Penetrators. And rightly so — some local rock historians say that the Penetrators, in 1978, were ...

December 14, 2011
San Diego Convention Center liars

"Even in the face of the current economic downturn, the San Diego Convention Center continues to deliver significant benefits to the greater San Diego region,” boasted the center in its 2010 annual report. Do not ...

December 14, 2011
Deficit Dollar Art

The U.S. government may be laden with debt, but that hasn’t kept the feds from looking for an artist to help ornament the soon-to-be completed Broadway courthouse downtown. “In addition to a new courthouse, the ...

Letters

A Great Green Read What a joy it was to read Bill Manson’s piece “Wild” (Cover Story, December 8). Having interviewed Phil Unitt many years ago while working on a piece about the ecological destruction ...

December 14, 2011
Porn and Politicos

Downtown’s F Street X-rated bookstore has vacated its longtime premises in the Gaslamp Quarter on Fourth Avenue. The business got its start just around the corner on F Street in the 1970s, in a narrow ...

Local SoCal

“The show is made by local musicians, for local musicians,” says producer Joe Stevens, whose TV program So-Cal Showcase will debut in January on Time Warner public access channel 19. “Each 30-minute episode is dedicated ...

December 14, 2011
One of 1 Percent

Molecular biologist Suresh Subramani, appointed earlier this year as senior vice chancellor for academic affairs at UCSD, is pulling down a cool $350,000 a year, plus car allowance of $8916. Besides that, the longtime biology ...

December 14, 2011
"Lilith," by Ron Koertge

She did not graze on all fours but wrapped her arms and legs around Adam and said, “Oh, Daddy. It feels so good,” and he promised her a little place of her own in Manhattan. ...

December 14, 2011
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