Jessica Friedman

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Daily Bread

This remarkably straightforward recipe makes dough that’s equally as good for baguettes as it is for cinnamon-raisin loaf. The idea is to make a …

The 10 Best Places to Camp for Free Northern California

It’s hard to think of a more satisfying way to spend a beautiful weekend than camping on one of Northern California’s spectacular array of public …

Hiking

10 Important Chromebook Tips Every Teacher Should Know about

July 29, 2016<br>If you are using or planning to use Chromebook in your instruction, the tips below are definitely worth your attention. These are …

Teachers Guide to Creating Engaging Assignments on Google Classroom

Below is an infographic we created based on insights from Google Classroom Help page. The visual walks you through the eight steps to create, edit …

The Iconic Dutchtub Wood Burning, Outdoor Hot Tub Gets An Update

Not everyone has the appropriate setup for a hot tub, built-in or not, with all of the electrical requirements and all. And what if you’re in a …

Soak Wood-Fired Hot Tub

The Soak Wood-Fired Hot Tub combines two super cozy things, a wood fire and a hot tub, just reading the name makes you want to get comfy and enjoy …

My street art tour of East London

Selfie time!Hi! My name’s Jack and my uncle runs this website. I went to London today to meet my Uncle Mark with my brothers and sister and Mum. I’m …

East London

The Ultimate Arborist: Evan Shively in West Marin

Walking past the stacks of wood at Arborica with owner Evan Shively, I am reminded of the first time I went to a cherry blossom viewing in Japan; …

10 Productivity Hacks That Will Motivate You to Get More Done

Success is not easy and it's certainly not for the lazy.<p>We all enjoy a lazy afternoon now and then, maybe even a lazy weekend. But when lazy days turn into lazy weeks, you have a problem. Once you become accustomed to the comfort of inaction--and the more you fall behind--the harder it gets to …

Time Management

The Only 3 Ways to be More Productive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>After reading thousands of articles and dozens of books, I've discovered there are only three real ways to be more productive.<p>People always equate productivity with working harder. Some of us eventually wise up and think about how we can …

Time Management

Fifty years ago, Robert Mondavi transformed Napa Valley — and American wine

Fifty years ago this month, the landscape of Napa Valley changed when Robert Mondavi opened his winery along California Route 29 in Oakville. The winery’s Mission-style archway quickly became an iconic symbol of California wine, and Mondavi and those who worked with him forged a revolution not only …

Wine

10 Paint Colors with Cult Followings: Architects’ All-Time Favorite Paint Picks

Why reinvent the wheel every time you need to paint a room? Even architects and designers turn to their favorite colors—versatile and universally …

Farrow & Ball

What Do Technology and Education Sadly Have In Common?

<b>"Students using laptops and tablets in class perform worse in exams"</b><p>So wrote <i>The Telegraph</i> in a feature article in May of this year.<p>Last week I wrote about the issues related to productivity in our digital world and promised to tackle education this week. Here goes...from <i>The Telegraph</i>:<p><i>University</i> …

If Someone Forces You To Choose, Choose Yourself

By Ari Eastman,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1OQNiLh<p>I’ve got the biggest bleeding heart. Seriously, it’s nauseating how much I believe in romantic …

Chicken Fajita Quesadillas - Quiet Corner

These Baked Chicken Fajita Quesadillas are a perfect way to feed a hungry crowd. They’re quick and easy to make and they have a delicious combination …

Cooking

Kit-Cat Classic Black 14"

Originally invented in 1932 in a rural Oregon town, the <b>Kit-Cat Clock</b> rose to fame in the ’50s with its <b>swinging tail, rolling eyes and cheery face.</b> Inspired by the original design, this classic clock has the same <b>old school, black-and-white tuxedo look</b> and flaunts an adorable bow tie and moustache. …

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Existentialist Psychologist Viktor Frankl Explains How to Find Meaning in Life, No Matter What Challenges You Face

Free will often seems like nothing more than a cruel illusion. We don't get to choose the times, places, and circumstances of our birth, nor do we …

Shawarma-Spiced Grilled Chicken with Garlic Yogurt

An easy, grilled chicken version of the classic Turkish street food which is usually cooked on a rotating spit. It is perfect served over couscous …

Recipes

Martin Scorsese Makes a List of 85 Films Every Aspiring Filmmaker Needs to See

Before the rise of institutional film schools—ensconced in university walls with all the formality that entails—those seeking to learn the craft did …

Blackberry and Peach Cobbler

The crowd-pleaser dessert<p>Years ago, in New Bern, North Carolina, Bill Smith’s great-grandmother offered him a deal. Anytime he’d pick a quart of blackberries, she’d bake a pie. “She was a fabulous cook,” he says. So each year, when the berries were ripe, he walked along the railroad tracks …

Remodeling 101: 6 Budget Backsplash Hacks

When the kitchen remodeling budget is tight: six ideas for finessing the backsplash issue.<p>Above: Norwegian blogger Nina Holst of Stylizmo created a …

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between.<p>The list includes something for everyone, …

Books

Concrete to Chic: Turn an Alleyway into a Getaway! | Jungalow

<i>This post was created in partnership with Target.</i><p>I’ve lived in many homes (and been to many parties) where the only outdoor area in the home is a …

Hear Moby Dick Read in Its Entirety by Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, John Waters, Stephen Fry & More

Image of Moby Dick by David Austen.<p>Three years ago, Plymouth University kicked off Moby Dick The Big Read, promising a full audio book of Herman …

Moby Dick

Sideways author: 'I was ready to shoot myself – then I found pinot noir'

His riotous story of two buddies on a wine-and-women odyssey intoxicated the world. As Sideways hits the stage, Rex Pickett recalls how he went from debt-ridden divorcee to the toast of Hollywood<p>In 1998, my life was in the proverbial Dixie dumpster. I was living in Santa Monica in a rent-controlled …

Santa Monica

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Here’s Why Sacramento Is a Destination in Its Own Right

Sacramento gets derided as San Francisco’s decidedly less chic valley neighbor, a convenient rest stop en route to the Sierras. Eyes glaze over when …

Decoding James Brown

A deep look at the artist — and the South<p>In the course of his five-decades-long career, James Brown (1933–2006) thrilled, shocked, inspired, disappointed, exasperated, comforted, roused, galvanized, polarized, and sometimes flat-out warped the minds of the American public. To say that the singer …

What we're into: Backyard Thai lime trees

Once upon a time, I got tired of trying to find the deeply aromatic lime leaves used in Thai cooking and asked a guy at my local Orchard Supply Hardware store in Pasadena if they stocked the trees themselves. The double leaves of Thai limes, also called makrut or kaffir (more on that later), are as …