Food and Travel: Under the Tuscan sun and rain
Our first stop after leaving San Gimignano was the medieval town of Montepulciano to the south. The walled fortress-like town featured shops and restaurants open in the daytime, but they rolled up ...
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Drought relief plan
In case you hadn't noticed, we're in the middle of a drought. This season has been so dry that if it weren't for the showers we had a few weeks ago, I would have forgotten what rain sounds like. Ev...
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On Eagles' Wings: Cultivating Peace
“Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled neither let it be afraid.” “These things I have spoken to you, that in Me yo...
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Food and Travel: When in Rome
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. We decided to pick- pocket all the tourists. No, not really. We had been warned that professional pick-pockets would be waiting in droves at any and all major tou...
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Hopelessly distracted
I'm beginning to wonder if I have attention deficit disorder (ADD).
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On Eagles' Wings: A Divine Romance
On Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1975 I walked down the aisle at church to marry my very best friend.
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‘DINOS’ need our understanding
Jan 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
By Augusta Farley Walking near the dog park one day, I heard shouting and barking dogs. One man was angrily yelling, “Get your dogs,” and the other frustrated owner was hollering back, “They’re fri...
Birth: Penelope Lynn Hampton
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
A girl, Penelope Lynn Hampton, was born to Kyle A. Hampton and Tessa M. Hampton of Patterson on Dec.13, 2013. Penelope weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 20.5 inches long when she was born at M...
On Eagle's Wings: More than a baby in a manger
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“In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him were seraphim, each with six wings; with two wings t...
The importance of maintaining traditions
Dec 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
Patterson has a number of traditions that are important to its identity. They may not be numerous in count or lavish in production, but they are, nevertheless, absolutely beneficial to the communit...
The Great American Taco Challenge
by Elizabette Guecamburu
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
I love tacos. My adoration is so consuming that when someone says the word 'taco' my mouth reflexively begins to pool with saliva. I suppose you could compare me to Pavlov's dogs that were famously...
Talk Around Town: ‘Keep on keeping on’ in a positive way
by Maddy Houk | Patterson Irrigator
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 312 312 recommendations | email to a friend
This summer, I decided to do something for myself and lose weight by joining West Side Health Care Advisory Task Force’s Healthy Lifestyle contest, better known as the Biggest Loser.
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