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What's Happening in the San Lorenzo Valley


Loch Lomond Celtic Society

By Scott Peden When news got out that the Annual Loch Lomond Celtic Games would not take place in 2014, the VWC wanted the community to know that the Loch Lomond Celtic Society is nonetheless still active.  (Ann Singh Bowman, long-time leader of the Society, had contacted us to see if the Redwood Mountain Faire could use any of the…

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Audrey Hepburn Shares Her Insights

For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For beautiful hair, let a child run his/her fingers through it once a day. For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone. People, even more than things, have to be restored,…

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A Bit of Mothers’ Day History

Anna Jarvis Founded the Day to Honor Her Mother, but… One nice thing about the internet is the opportunity to go into greater depth about things we take for granted, like Mothers’ Day. According to an interesting article on the mental floss website, Mothers’ Day founder, Anna Jarvis, was later disillusioned by the commercialism of the holiday. Her mother was…

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Reflections on Animals, Communication and Earthquakes

By Lyse McGilvery It is fascinating to watch and listen to animals, especially birds and dogs. Do dogs and birds have an actual language where they communicate specific situations, or are they just barking and tweeting for the fun of it? All indications are that they do have a specific language, depending on tone, loudness, and inherent sense of urgency….

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