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Jeff’s Notebook

It’s a Matter of Opinion!

“It’s a matter of opinion!” “No it’s not opinion! It is a matter of life and death. Death is a fact: it’s real. Suffering’s real!” “Well, it’s a matter of opinion!” Three women were in the lobby, two of them proud of their work in sustainable water use. I said, “There’s no greater sustainable action…

Don’t Give-Up Your Land Line!

In 2005, Molly Wood, a senior editor at cnet.com, issued a column The cell phone industry: Big Tobacco 2.0?, in which she wondered if the popular and addictive cell phone is not unlike cigarettes. The cell industry then and now actively argues that scientific evidence does not demonstrate a relationship between cell phone use and…

Gypsy is fat!

A short update: Gypsy is gaining weight, too much weight. We have been feeding Gypsy his normal diet of kibble, PLUS 1- 2 rolls of nori (vegan sushi roll) – about 8 pieces per roll, PLUS the occasional sea palm strudel – about a ¼ serving. Gypsy seemed to be able to take this additional…

Peter Greenberg and Gypsy

Gypsy is doing great! Here he is with Today Show’s Travel Editor, Peter Greenberg. Peter came to Mendocino County to broadcast his weekly Worldwide Radio Show. Several years ago his producers asked us to send video tape of of guests with their dogs as well as a selection of our pet amenities for a segment…

Mushroom Season is Coming! – Mushroom Ecotouring

The first day of fall and we are looking forward to the coming change in seasons more than a month away – usually beginning at the end of October. Joan and I remember many Halloweens walking along Mendocino’s streets with our neighbors and then standing on the sidewalk as our kids trick or treated at…

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