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The Message in the Ads

Well, it was quite a Super Bowl. (Yes, I’m late to the party.)  I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to watch because I needed to be studying, but I relented and headed home from the library in time for the … Continue reading

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Why I Went to the Demonstration.

It was Sunday afternoon. I found a desk at the library and settled in to write up a couple of assignments that were due in the next couple of days.  I figured that I had two and half hours to … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,400 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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The Next Great Adventure

It was a Monday night in early July.  The kids were in bed, and Alissa and I were talking.  The conversation rambled here and there.  We talked about our jobs a bit, and the kids, of course.  We were just … Continue reading

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Standing with Teachers

My dad retired when I was twelve, about 3 months before I finished 7th grade.  He and my mom both had full careers  working for the County of Los Angeles and represented by the Service Employees International Union.  It’s a … Continue reading

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Selma

As a writer, even of a tiny blog, I am acutely aware of the power and importance of words.  Today was a day of words,  words uttered in commemoration of one of those days that changes history.  And the words … Continue reading

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I’ve Got Nothin’

I actually have some thoughts on issues surrounding the Netanyahu speech, but it’s not for tonight. Hang in there, folks. I’ll be back tomorrow after some sleep.

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