Growing up, my family took Easter seriously. We’d decorate eggs for the big hunt, dress in our Sunday best and impatiently wait as my dad stashed eggs in the garden.In grass-lined baskets were foil-wrapped bunnies and candy-coated chocolates, both sidelined for plastic eggs filled with pennies, nickels and dimes. More than three decades later, tradition hangs on by a thread, now with my parents hiding shelled bounty for my teenage niece and nephews. Coins have been replaced with dollar bills, and candy substituted by trail mix. Short-lived entertainment has quelled long-term anticipation, something that seems inevitable with the changing of times. I’m partially to blame for breaking family custom, having no children of my own or much of a desire to join the big hunt. Instead, my husband, Benjamin, and I look for an easy escape from commercial holidays — somewhere close enough to San Diego, but far enough from home. Enter Santa Catalina Island. One hour by car and … [Read more...] about Catalina Island adventure redefined Easter weekend
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By Katie Dowd, SFGATE Updated 7:52 am PST, Sunday, February 17, 2019 Hazel Renee and Draymond Green have been together since at least early 2018. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said they got engaged over the weekend of Jan. 19, 2019. Hazel Renee and Draymond Green have been together since at least early 2018. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said they got engaged over the weekend of Jan. 19, 2019. Photo: Screenshot Via Draymond Green Instagram Photo: Screenshot Via Draymond Green Instagram Image 1 of / 35 Caption Close Image 1 of 35 Hazel Renee and Draymond Green have been together since at least early 2018. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said they got engaged over the weekend of Jan. 19, 2019. Hazel Renee and Draymond Green have been together since at least early 2018. Warriors coach Steve … [Read more...] about See Draymond Green’s over-the-top helicopter and yacht proposal to Hazel Renee
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PUBLISHED: 18:02 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 20:07 13 November 2018 Megan Aldous Goldie Sayers , Team GB Javelin Thrower and one of Suffolk's 100 Inspiring Women speaking at the event Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant This is a list that Suffolk should be proud of - 100 women who are positive role models for future generations, women who have achieved success in a diverse range of fields from business, the arts, sport and education to the third sector.The list was put together by a panel of judges this summer after we asked readers for their nominations. From top left: Jenna Ackerley, Anne Beckett-Allen, Katie Bannister, Jane Basham, Dayle Bayliss, Shayra Begum, Nicola Beach, Adele Bellis and Professor Emma Bond Pictures: WENDY AIKEN PHOTOGRAPHY/EDF ENERGY/BARRY ELEY/PHILIP MYNOTT/SUFFOLK COUNTY COUCIL/UNIVERSITY OF SUFFOLKJenna Ackerley, Events Under Canvas: A Felixstowe girl originally, 38-year-old Jenna now lives in East Bergholt with her husband and … [Read more...] about Meet 100 of Suffolk’s most inspirational women
By Alyssa Pereira, SFGATE Published 2:41 pm PDT, Monday, October 15, 2018 A young bongo calf named Taylor Swift, who lives at the Sacramento Zoo with her mother Penny, left behind a blank space on Sunday when she somehow fled her enclosure. The one-year-old antelope may have been first spotted by zoo visitors, who reported the animal missing in "a few conflicting visitor reports," said spokesperson Laurel Vincent to the Sacramento Bee. When a zoo worker walked to the pen and didn't see Taylor Swift, an emergency radio call alerted the staff to the escape. RELATED: Snow leopard cubs make their zoo debut at 9 weeks old The zoo closed the park's main gate and brought guests to the front of the zoo, and T. Swift was found quickly thereafter. As far as the park staffers know, she didn't interact with any visitors. An endangered Eastern bongo calf escaped from its zoo enclosure over the weekend. An endangered Eastern bongo calf escaped from its zoo enclosure over … [Read more...] about One-year-old antelope named Taylor Swift escapes Sacramento Zoo enclosure