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Research Proves The Importance Of Dog-Human Bond

Research Proves The Importance Of Dog-Human Bond

“We are in constant conversation with our dogs.” Oh, how true this is. This is a quote from Alexandra Horowitz, a dog cognition scientist and professor. She runs the Horowitz Dog Cognition Lab at Barnard College of Columbia University and has written books about dogs....

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Studio tour unveils creativity of local artists

Studio tour unveils creativity of local artists

  Creativity oozed from each location as we made our way along the self-guided 32nd annual Open Studios Art Tour in Chico last weekend. The level of detail, the professionalism, the originality all were on display in various mediums. Photography, mixed media,...

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Even grocery store mushrooms are magical

Even grocery store mushrooms are magical

I’m not sure I’ve ever met a mushroom I didn’t like. They rank up there as one of my favorite “vegetables”. I put quotes around vegetables because mushrooms are really part of the fungi world, though many put them in the vegetable category at least in a grocery store....

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God is not a valid reason to be unvaccinated

God is not a valid reason to be unvaccinated

It seems like a lot of people are finding religion lately. It’s their excuse not to get vaccinated. The hypocrisy of it all is mind blowing. I don’t believe religion should be a reason to get out of any mandate issued by the government or a private employer. Whether...

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Birds easier to hear than see in the wild

Birds easier to hear than see in the wild

At times we were surrounded by all this noise, but we could not see the culprits. It was as though they were mocking us. Some of it was lyrical, at times it was chirping, and then there was the squawking. It was like a game of hide-and-seek. I wanted to shout “olly,...

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