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Mo`olelo – Act II

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

It began with a call in late summer last year. “I have news for you, but I need you to keep it confidential for a little while,” she said. “I have been offered another job and it will probably be finalized very soon.” My response, “Well, to be candid, I’m not surprised; I knew this […]

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Steve Poltz to Play Final Concert

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Steve Poltz to Play Final Concert

  Award-winning, local singer-songwriter Steve Poltz will headline the final “ROCK in the PARK” concert at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center at 7 p.m., Friday, March 21, located at 1875 El Prado in Balboa Park. Poltz, a founding member of indie rock band The Rugburns, is known for his legendary live shows, catchy melodies […]

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Reversing the Panic

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The phone rang at 3 a.m. waking me from a sound sleep. It was my sister and the panic in her voice was alarming, “You need to come over immediately, it’s an emergency.” My sister has Multiple Sclerosis and is paralyzed from the waist down. She had caregivers during the day and at night, after […]

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IN THE MATTER OF ALEX RODRIQUEZ

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

When Alex Rodriquez was playing for the Seattle Mariners, I was the guest preacher one summer at the First Presbyterian Church of Spokane, Washington. The title of my sermon that Sunday was “The Most Difficult Thing You Will Ever Do.” And the most difficult thing you will ever do in this life, if you’re a […]

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New Year´s Resolutions (NYRs) that Stick

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Again, another young and fresh year inspires us to a better version of ourselves: Happier, lighter, nicer, richer, healthier… The possibilities are endless. Wanting to change for the better is a great thing, and certainly doable. But are there items on your list that have been there year, after year, after year? […]

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Between the Lines: The Memoir and the Memoirist

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Between the Lines: The Memoir and the Memoirist

“I always wanted to write a memoir but had to wait until life gave me the right experience. A failed fiction writer and poet, I was hooked once I read James Baldwin and Joan Didion.” Three heart attacks in five years served as “the right experience” for Tom Larson, who announces the publication this month […]

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The Vice President in 2016

| December 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., while United States Senator from Delaware, was a guest of The City Club of San Diego 15-times. Few public speakers are better; none more personable. The Vice President is Catholic, but on one of his visits he asked if he could join our family in worship at First United […]

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Musings: San Diego & Syria

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Personal Note: The two issues that follow are not connected, for one is parochial and the other paramount, but in the mercurial nature of my mind these musings arose when I sat down to compose July’s column for the Sentinel: The Contretemps between Mayor Bob Filner and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith was wholly predictable. Why […]

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Creating Real Change

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

How to form positive habits and a New You Ever wonder why some people get great results from their workouts or their normal eating routine? What makes them different? How do they do it? Usually it’s one or two simple habits. All of us face two choices in life and it usually pertains to what […]

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Artful Loving

| February 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Concetta Antico We all know that true love makes us do crazy things, abandoning all reason. But does it conjure creativity? It does! In truth, love and creativity are intimately connected. The latest research supports that the wonderful emotion called “romantic love” does make us forget all logic, scramble our reason, lose all analytical […]

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