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Trying to Throw My Arms Around the World

“Mom, there is no such things as a starving artist these days.”

I had many ideas and plans swimming in my head during the whirlwind preparation for the move to Portland. 873 more words


It's Finally Happening!

The tangible thing; not just the wishful thinking or the discussions with the kids and a close friend. It’s finally happening. I am moving out of California! 470 more words


Making a Home in Texas

When I looked at the calendar today, I realized that it’s been exactly 2 months since my husband Chris and I left California to move to Texas. 589 more words

California: More Irresponsibility in Government

The California Assembly and Senate approved more than 1,000 pieces of legislation this year, of which Gov. Jerry Brown signed 930 into law.

So a pile of directives and restrictions from the “we know better” crowd is piled upon what is already probably the biggest mountain of regulations found in any state. 128 more words

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California Gas Prices to Jump 13-to-20 Cents per Gallon Jan. 1— This is Not a Joke

It isn’t often that I’m speechless — but I’m speechless.

California Gov. Jerry Brown and the legislature refuse to stop an unprecedented increase in gasoline prices. 476 more words

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Toyota 'Forgiven' for HQ Move to Dallas Area

“I forgive you, Toyota” is the eye-catching lead of an excellent column about the company’s planned headquarters relocation from Torrance, Calif., to Plano, Texas.

The writer, Joe Mathews, a long-time journalist and observer of California events, describes his positive impressions of Plano and also Frisco, where presumably many Toyota employees will live. 294 more words

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