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Alert! There's A Dinosaur at Your Birdfeeder! | January 18th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_1628" align="alignleft" width="201"] Photo by Bill Bouton[/caption] Can you believe this? That Townsend's warbler feasting  at your backyard feeder is a direct descendants of dinosaurs. Really. Our thoughts sometimes turn to birds and nature this time of year because San Luis Obispo County is the destination for lots of...

READ MORE > Is New Year's Just an Excuse for a Party? | December 31st, 2014

Here’s the key point:  New Year's Day is an arbitrary date.  Someone had to choose it, and make it stick.  Now, January 1 is our tradition, and it’s hard to think of anything else.  But it wasn’t always so. When you think about it, any first day of any month...

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For the Love of Latrines! | August 16th, 2014

Rule #1 in the event planning business is to make sure you have accounted for enough space to take care of bodily functions. I know it sounds funny. But it is true. Bathrooms are big deal in the world of events. I had to chuckle when I was teaching my...

READ MORE > Parisian Party Paradise | May 30th, 2014

Being that I plan parties and events for a living, you would think I would be biting at the bit to throw my 10 year old daughter a birthday that would blow her mind.  To be honest, in our family, birthdays are usually more about having an experience involving going...

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