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Mother Nature’s “Quake-Up”

Mother Nature’s “Quake-Up”

By on Mar 17, 2014 in Current Events, SoCal Life | 0 comments

Mornings are rough – especially Mondays. But today, we had a little extra incentive to get out of bed, thanks to a 4.4 magnitude quake that hit around 6:30 A.M., causing our entire house to shake like a Jell-o mold on a plate. Once the shaking was over, I popped out of bed to check on my daughter, who was still under the covers, but — miraculously...

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Wordless Wednesday: March on Washington Edition

Wordless Wednesday: March on Washington Edition

By on Aug 28, 2013 in Current Events, MOMocrats, Wordless Wednesday | 0 comments

You’ll find an excellent roundup of material on both the historic march and today’s event over at MOMocrats, including this morning’s MOMochat podcast.   Related articles A Dream Deferred: Minimum Wage Higher in 1963 Than It Is Today Wordless Wednesday:Coming Clean (Not So) Wordless Wednesday: Summer Eating Meet the Press Features Romney in...

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The Happy Hour, Oscars and Other Bullet Points

The Happy Hour, Oscars and Other Bullet Points

By on Feb 26, 2013 in Blather, Current Events, In Quest Of | 1 comment

I have not been writing much. I blame tax season: it is just one more big task I have to juggle between all the other big tasks on my to-do list. I could handle any one — or maybe two — and do them well. If only I could focus on one at a time. These days, my biggest goal in life is to pare that list down to something I can reasonably manage. In the...

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Huell Howser: A SoCal Inspiration

By on Jan 8, 2013 in Celebrities, Current Events, SoCal Life, Television | 7 comments

My husband was such a fan of Huell Howser that he called me from work yesterday when he heard the news. We both enjoyed watching the venerable human interest reporter with the seemingly endless curiosity about our local treasures. Howser was such a presence on local public television that most Angelenos may have forgotten that he started in LA on CBS owned and...

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