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Perennial Sweet Potatoes: Garden Guy confessions

Illusion Emerald Lace ornamental sweet potato year two with Superbells Pomegranate Punch calibrachoa.
Photos by Norman Winter

Perennial Sweet Potatoes: Garden Guy confessions

Illusion Penny Lace ornamental sweet potato will debut at garden centers in 2023.

Perennial Sweet Potatoes: Garden Guy confessions

Norman W inter horticulturalist, author, and speaker

Perennial Sweet Potatoes: Garden Guy confessions

My bride Jan commented “those ornamental sweet potatoes you planted this year look better than they did last year.” She was referring to a big display of Sweet Caroline Medusa Green that was draping over a rock wall.

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San Marcos has its own collection of supernatural tales and hauntings, from Gary Job Corps to the Thompson Island Bridge.
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Answers to Go

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U.S. Navy Band Commodores to perform in San Marcos, Nov. 8

Chief Musician Jennifer Krupa from Hemet, Calif., musical director for the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, plays a trombone solo during the band's stop in Boothbay, Maine, the final stop of the ensemble's 2019 national tour.
Photo submitted by the U.S. Navy Band

U.S. Navy Band Commodores to perform in San Marcos, Nov. 8

Photo submitted by the U.S. Navy Band

U.S. Navy Band Commodores to perform in San Marcos, Nov. 8

The United States Navy Band Commodores jazz ensemble will perform a free concert Nov. 8 at San Marcos High School auditorium, 2601 Rattler Rd., at 7:30 p.m. All U.S. Navy Band performances are free and open to the public, though ticket reservations are encouraged. For the most up-todate ticket information, visit the Navy Band’s website at navyband.navy.mil As part of the Commodores 2022 national tour, this concert is a family- friendly event, connecting members of the community to their Navy. The performance will include an eclectic mix of traditional big band music, exciting jazz vocal arrangements and fresh new instrumental music written specifically for the Commodores of today.

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Above, The Halal Project's combination over rice platter, which comes with beef, lamb and chicken shawarma served with a side salad and topped with white sauce and hot sauce. Below, the halal restaurant's gyro wrap — gyro meat wrapped inside pita bread with lettuce, tomatoes, white sauce and red sauce. Daily Record photos by Nick Castillo & Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: The Halal Project

Get lost in the sauce.

That’s The Halal Project’s slogan and it’s easy to do so with the food this new San Marcos restaurant is serving.

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