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Los Angeles.

Los Angeles, it seems, is often in a housing crisis.

UCLA has a collection of historic photos of our city, and from their extensive archives, I pulled out a few to show that poverty, sub-standard housing, and homelessness, are life conditions that ebb and flow in both good times and bad. 739 more words

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Africa is not a country

Did you know that Africa is not a country? Who knew? In fact, Africa is the second largest continent in the world, and according to the United Nations, there are 54 countries in Africa today! 638 more words


Matthew 6: Live for today

Jesus continued, So you need to try to follow all these rules, but when you do, it’s really really important to live your religion quietly and humbly! 202 more words


No One Writes to the Colonel Anymore by Gabriel García Márquez

3/5 stars.
Paperback, 170 pages.
Read from January 16, 2018 to January 19, 2018.

Márquez has been on my TBR list for way too long. This novel was a gift and a perfect way to start reading this phenomenal author.  539 more words

Book Reviews

Another immigrant perspective

I spent some time recently talking to a young friend of my daughter’s who
came to New York at the age of 16 from the Dominican Republic. 401 more words

Marietta Arce

Freeing Up Housing Idea

It’s rather upsetting to hear that some of HUD’s biggest decision makers are very confused on the reality of what housing is actually like here closer to the street or on the street. 584 more words

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