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Friday Question of the Day – What do you Make?

This week we learned about a handcrafted American-made goods shop opening in Broadway Plaza called Makers Market. That has me wondering what people make around here as a side business or hobby. I recently signed up at a makerspace called Techshop in San Francisco and have been busy learning and using laser cutters, 3D printers, wood and metal working machines and even welding. What do you make?

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Friday Question of the Day – Do you have or Plan on getting Solar Panels?


Photo from Flickr user jeremylevinedesign

As I walk around neighborhoods I notice more and more houses, buildings, schools etc have solar panels appearing on roofs. Seems like a good match for the great California sunshine we get as long it’s not shady. Do you have or are planning to get solar panels for your home? If you have solar panels would you do anything differently?

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Friday Question of the Day – Will you Stop using Uber?


Photo by Flickr user Núcleo Editorial

Earlier this week we learned about a sexual assault that took place inside an Uber car during a dropoff in Moraga. Last year I asked about whether anyone used ride hailing services but didn’t even mention the potential to be assaulted. Is riding Uber potentially more dangerous than a taxi? Will you continue using Uber or do you have second thoughts?

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Friday Question of the Day – What is the Most Underrated Cuisine?

It seems like every other week a new pizzeria or burger joint opens up somewhere in the East Bay. Now, don’t get me wrong, I LOVE pizza and burgers. But there are times I’d like to try something new and interesting. Like a Singaporean dish at the new STIX Eatery opening soon in Concord. Which cuisine do you feel is the most underrated/underappreciated that people should try?

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Friday Question of the Day – Do you Use a Dedicated Camera?

Back in the olden days, i.e. before cell phones included a camera, everyone used dedicated cameras. There were Polaroid instant cameras, point and shoot cameras with 35mm film, and of course bigger cameras with interchangeable lens. Now most cameras are digital but since it’s possible to take photographs with your camera, there is less reason to lug around a separate camera. Do you use a dedicated camera? Does the quality make it worthwhile to lug around? At times I think about getting a camera  especially as summer rolls around and trips are getting planned, but I always end up using my iPhone and am generally happy with the results, although miss the bokeh.