DEAR ABBY: My daughter has decided to leave her husband. They have been married for 20 years. She says she hasn’t been happy for several years and that it’s time to take care of herself. She won’t be able to support herself and the children, but she doesn’t seem able to grasp that reality. When I voice my concerns, she gets angry with me. She’s determined to go forward with this separation and says her kids will be “fine.” I say that’s bull! She has also embraced an exercise and eating plan that seems radical to me and has a life coach who is also a psychic. I think she’s having a midlife crisis. If it weren’t for what this is going to do to my grandchildren, I’d keep my mouth shut, but I’m sick with worry. Her siblings think she has lost her mind, so she has pretty much cut herself off from the family. When she became frustrated because she wasn’t able to qualify for a house she wanted to rent, she lashed … [Read more...] about Daughter making questionable choices
Sicilian meatballs -- in pork or meat-free versions -- will make their debut at 49ers games, courtesy of Barbacco in San Francisco. (Photo courtesy of Levi's Stadium) Chef Joanne Weir's team from Copita in Sausalito will serve carnitas and chicken tacos, plus margaritas, at the new Touchdown Terrace. (Photo courtesy of Levi's Stadium) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds The certified organic chicken breast sandwiches that first launched in Pleasanton will be served at the Organic Coup kiosk at 49ers games this season. (Photo courtesy of Levi's Stadium) The stadium chefs from Levy, the new concessionaire, are chipping in new offerings this season also, including the real San Francisco treat, Dungeness crab, on a pretzel roll. (Photo courtesy of Levi's Stadium) Pork belly bao, the specialty of The Chairman food truck, are coming to the new Touchdown Terrace at Levi's Stadium, starting with this Sunday's home opener. They're topped with turmeric-pickled daikon. … [Read more...] about What to eat at 49ers game: Your guide to new food choices at Levi’s Stadium
As we say goodbye to Michael Bauer, we’ve compiled some of his most notable reviews over the last three decades. In revisiting past reviews, good and bad, keep in mind that these represent snapshots in time, so these are not current assessments of these restaurants, their prices or quality. Share your most memorable Bauer reviews in the comments or via email. — ed. Four of the Most Scathing Reviews 4. Nobu Palo Alto (2017) Quote: “The first course was the now-famous toro tartare centered in a lake of dashi, with wasabi and pepper obliterating most of the flavor of the fish. What couldn’t be disguised was the dish’s pablum-like texture, which reminded me of baby food ... It is apparent that the kitchen must run like the classic ‘I Love Lucy’ scene of Lucy and Ethel in the candy factory.” [Read the full review] 3. Crystal Jade (2015) Quote: “How can a group that sank $14 million into an interior — probably the most ever spent on … [Read more...] about Michael Bauer’s four most scathing reviews, plus his four most significant reviews
AMHERST Second Hand Clothing Shop: The Amherst Senior Center announces the opening of a shop offering used clothing for sale. The shop will be open each Friday from 9 a.m.-noon in the Large Activity Room of the Bangs Community Center. Donations of clean, gently used clothing will be accepted during shop hours. Proceeds will help support the programs and services of the Amherst Senior Center. Senior Center Offers 2018 Parking Stickers: This parking program is designed to make parking near the center more convenient for older people. The parking sticker is valid for parking in the Boltwood Garage parking lot, both surface, underground and in the 12 spaces against the fence east of the Ann Whalen Apartments for four hour periods on weekdays between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The sticker will cost $25 for the full year. Tax Work Off Plan: The town of Amherst participates in the the Tax Work Off Plan which allows qualified Amherst seniors to perform community service in participating town … [Read more...] about Senior notes for Hampshire and Franklin Counties and Metro East Plus, Sept. 19, 2018.
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