Category Archives: America

Are you new?

“Ugh! Gross! Sixty’s disgusting! I’d rather be dead! I’ll kill myself when I’m fifty-nine,” – said a twenty-something female walking past my cash register. * There are women who think once they’ve reached their sixties that they’ve lived a full … Continue reading

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Thou shalt decide for yourself…

Tuesday November 6, 2012 is election day in America Election Day in the United States occurs on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November. I’m not going to attempt to predict the 2012 election results.  The polls seem to … Continue reading

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Hiking in California: Backbone Trail Segment 7

My blogging buddy Robin (from Life in the Bogs) invited us all to join her on a walk or hike during the week of October 8 – 14. This post is part of “Let’s Walk”.   On Saturday October 13 six … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: a Happy wedding

A mother’s pride… While I always looked forward to my kids progressing to the next stage of crawl-walk-talk-go-to-school, the fact that they’d become “adults” one day was something I didn’t think about, it was so far away in the future, … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: Give me the money!

This post is about a cup of coffee, a bridge or two and a $5 bill. One morning earlier this summer when my co-worker H walked across the Museum courtyard on her way to the coffee-cart, she noticed an older … Continue reading

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The mother of all traffic jams, or an excuse for a weekend away?

Question: What happens when you shut down the busiest section of the busiest freeway in Los Angeles over an entire weekend? Answer: Carmaggedon a.k.a. the worst traffic jam *ever*. Carmaggedon II takes place this weekend – Saturday  September 29 and … Continue reading

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I joined the Space Shuttle frenzy today

What Space Shuttle? Hasn’t NASA shut down its shuttle program? Yes it has. There wasn’t an actual “space” landing today. After three decades of space travel NASA retired it’s shuttle fleet last year, and if you didn’t know: Discovery went … Continue reading

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