The Pageant of Atascadero is Coming

The Pageant of Atascadero is coming. It is part of the year long Atascadero Centennial. You are invited to be a part of the history of Atascadero.

Show Title:  The Colony, written by Anet Carlin and Colleen Goulding, first presented in Atascadero in the 1990’s.

What it is:  A musical pageant, to be performed outdoors as part of Atascadero’s 100th Birthday celebration Continue reading

Web TV Awards

While at COMDEX in Las Vegas in January, I went to the International Academy of Web TX awards. It was a gala to honor the wonderful work being done on the web. It was a hoot! Just like the Academy awards, but a bit smaller and it was dressy. I could meet many of these people who are creators, writers, actors, and cinematographers face to face. I wish you all could have been there. Too Much Fun. Well I decided to look up and view as many of the winners as I could stand. Continue reading

Web TV

After years of Cable TV, Satellite TV and plain old antenna TV, Even with all the channels, we found that we could sit down in front of the boob tube and do a channel check (that takes about 20 minutes with all the bazillion channels) to come to the conclusion that there was nothing I wanted to watch anyway! That sure is a long time to come to that conclusion, but it happened over and over again.  So Sad! Well, we gave up on subscription TV and turned it off. We especially did not miss all the commercials which are now over half of what is broadcast. After all the cable connection is over a grand a year these days and that is too much to pay for commercials! After a very short mental adjustment time, Continue reading

Savory Moroccan Stew

Well it seems that even an old dog can learn new tricks. I had ordered the Savory Moroccan Stew many times at one of our finest little secrets in Atascadero – Fig Fine Food on Traffic Way. Chris does a wonderful job and also does incredible catering. For a map and opinions see the FIG page on – Just click here for a link to FIG Fine Food with a map. Well after trying theirs for some time I decided to create my own version and I have posted it here in under the recipes, along with many other favorites by our friends opinions and maybe yours too! Tell us what you think. Enjoy!

Link to Charley’s Version of Savory Moroccan Stew – Click here

Cornea Transplant a Big Success

December 2009

Anet’s Cornea operation a success
Dear Friends,
Well, one down and one to go.  Those were the words of Dr. Aldave on Friday, last, as he checked his work.  He was showing a visiting Dr. from India the transplant.  “Hum, it looks excellent” said the Indian Dr.  “It doesn’t get any better than that”.  And so the first transplant is a success.  Continue reading