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Near Carthay Square, 1

If you want to check out city sights, avoid the usual throng of cars, I suggest you get out early on a Sunday morning. I spent the weekend visiting my son on the west side of Los Angeles; he lives in the Carthay Square area, near Fairfax and Olympic. 77 more words


Out N About: New Year, Same Struggle Community Panel

Last Thursday (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s actual birthday), I attend a community panel discussion organized by The Gen Y Project, a local community organization. The discussion was one part of Gen Y’s participation in New Year, Same Struggle: National Day of Action Against Police Violence. 1,379 more words

Black People

Around Town in Palm Springs

You may be able to tell I’m having a love affair with Palm Springs! It’s a vibrant, gorgeous town filled with wonderful people. One afternoon during my recent visit, I decided to cruise a few residential areas, view the low-slung homes, palm tree lined streets, soak in the desert atmosphere. 14 more words


Twitter Stalking.

I was having a boring nose on Twitter late one evening during my break and I came across a few accounts (not to be named) about psychological things that make you think. 234 more words

Graphic Design

Hot hot hot! 44 degrees Celsius

Some say it’s hot when the cold water tap runs hot water (that you obviously do not want) during a hot day.

I actually experienced that over the last few afternoons while I was out gardening and wanted to wash my hands or to water the plants a little, but all that came out, even after letting the tap run for a few minutes, was hot water! 76 more words

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My 3 Weeks of Rest.

Having about 3 weeks off to do exactly anything I wanted to do I must admit was a dream. The thought of waking up and knowing I could have the opportunity to do what I wanted, when I wanted. 784 more words


Pasadena's Hangover

Each January 1st for the past 126 years, the city of Pasadena has hosted the Rose Parade down Colorado Boulevard. It’s obviously changed enormously and grown by leaps and bounds over the years, to become the spectacle it is these days. 146 more words