Hikes and stories

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Gifted writer, storyteller, hiker, and mountaineer, Daniel Arnold has published his third book, “Snowblind.” This time around, he has written a collection of fictional short stories that capture of the soul essence of alpine obsession.

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Science/Engineering and students

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Is there a way to alert a school’s football coach of a player’s possible concussion? Is fracking a viable environmental concern? What are practical steps to assist people suffering from depression?

These and several other hypotheses were posed by middle and high school students in the recent Snyopsys Sacramento Regional Science & Engineering Fair. It’s encouraging to see young people looking for solutions.

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Whistlers and Music

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What instrument does the human voice share the same range? With the approach of St. Patrick’s Day, Whistler Hall of Fame inductee Milt Briggs whistles a few Irish tunes, and provides a little insight into the life of a competitive whistler.

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Time outs and deserts

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Even psychologists need advice now and then. When Professor Jacqueline Keller’s friends and colleagues suggested she quit an academia job at which she was clearly miserable, she listened.

After spending seven months in one of her favorite places, she wrote a book about her experience – Death Valley: A Winter’s Journey.

Where would you choose to spend seven months?

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