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Autumn Catalog Distribution and the Literary Life

As a little girl growing up in a small college town in the Central Valley, I believed that San Francisco was where museums and the Giants lived. As a freshman at Cal, I thought it was where the shopping and the adventure was. Now that I am newly planted on this side of the Bay, […]

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Laura Ferris
Chickadees are collectively referred to as a "banditry" or a "dissimulation" of chickadees.

Maker Faire 2011


Maker Faire!  The name alone sends shivers down the spine of artists, musicians, DIYers, and the creative and curious everywhere.  Held in San Mateo last weekend, the annual event was a sprawling exposition celebrating all things made: an incredible intersection of art, music, engineering, science and good ol’ elbow grease.  Among the kinetic statues, electric […]

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Maggie Engebretson