Minty lemonade

4 August 2011
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Before there was Silicon Valley, there was an expanse of blossoming fruit trees known as the Valley of Heart’s Delight. A local hardware chain, the aptly named Orchard Supply Hardware, began in 1931 as a farmers’ cooperative. Mountain View is now home to Google and a hub of Silicon Valley activity, but in a 1995 […]

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Barry’s Gold tea – sunshine on a gray day

28 September 2010
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If you came into my kitchen from today’s rain, I’d serve you up a steaming hot cup of Barry’s Gold tea. My morning tea ritual takes a hiatus during the hot summer months, and a real joy for me with the first fall chill is the return of my rise-and-shine cuppa. I know the west […]

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