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| April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
What Now?

The Emperor of Entitlement Entitlement: The belief that one is inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment. Fen did not start out in life as an entitled dog. “Au contrar!” Having been born with a defective leg, he arrived hobbling pitifully on three. In fact, that’s why we rescued him, in the wake of the […]

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| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
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The National Conflict Resolution Center Celebrates 30 Years of Peacemaker Awards Thirty years ago, with a cadre of attorneys, activists, civic-minded citizens, Liz O’Brien, CEO of the S. D. Mediation Center, launched the organization’s Peacemaker Awards. It was time. The group, wholly dedicated to the practice, nevertheless struggled – as non-profits often do – with […]

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| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nine! Sing to the tune of Hank Williams’ “Jambalaya!” Good-bye toe. You gotta go, me-o-my-oh, Your gotta go, go away, cause you no good-o-oh, My toe, it’s been so long you’ve been my eff-of. For you I sing this song, me-oh-my-oh! “Nine” is actually an amazing number; one more than eight. One less than ten. […]

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| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Resolutionary” “Screw it, just do it!” We could take lessons from Richard Branson, the Virgin Atlantic entrepreneur.  This has been, he says, his philosophy for just moving ahead, undeterred by the usually myriad questions that accompany – and often slow down – one’s plan, one’s dream, i.e.: do you have time, funding, talent, etc.? Well, […]

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| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Global Winter Wonderland Wows! Global Winter Wonderland (GWW), the extravaganza now underway at SDCCU Stadium is – to say the least – impressive. The welcome mastermind behind this first event for San Diego is Lulu Huang, a sunny, bustling beauty, a native of China. Now an American citizen, in America since her 22nd year, she […]

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| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
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“The Camp.” From Prison to Pen, Ralph Inzunza’s New Life, New Book Is there ever anything “good” to be gained for a year in the pokey? Most of us would issue a resounding, “No!” Former San Diego City Councilman Ralph Inzunza might surely agree, even if the experience has led him to an inspired first […]

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| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Knock-Knock, Spit-Spit “Knock-knock, spit-spit?” Okay, I just dated myself, yet again. But that’s what we did – or said – in the face of wishing for good luck, or averting bad luck. Not both, not together, you understand. Anyway. I found four pennies in one day – all tails up. Bad luck! You realize that, […]

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| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bum-Rappery I’d be willing to bet that, besides the ample negative press our heaven-help-us president considers “ fake media,” he suffers daily from the supposed bum raps that land heavily on his equally ample ego. Tough stuff, for which it may by now be obvious, I have no sympathy. Perhaps the only good news as […]

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| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

So How’s the Family? Of course, Trump has known Putin. Not well, nor intimately, y’know. Actually, he only knew Putin for a day or two, back in 2016. It was casual-like. Lately, though, they re-upped, for an hour or so of hushed discussion with one interpreter, from English to Russian, but not one present for […]

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| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twitterati I’ve finally figured out why, when I’m a proven, award-winning winning writer, I’m stlll not rich and famous: I have utterly failed to master the “art” of the tweet. You have to hand it to tweeters: like Mr, Trump, you get to issue a completely untrue, rash notion (“… the United States is the […]

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