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Breathing Room

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Anyone who has experienced a panic attack knows the feeling of not having enough room to breathe. Panic attacks are fairly common and are our psyche´s way of communicating that something has got to give. While it is usually only an unwelcome messenger, it is also a scary experience, since it can […]

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Optimizing Social Security

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

There has been a lot written about Social Security lately, but I was stunned recently by a presentation at the UCSD Economics Roundtable. According to Professor John Shoven of Stanford University (who studies Social Security, aging and retirement), the VAST majority of Americans claim their Social Security benefits as soon as they are able (age […]

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What Now?

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
What Now?

Excuse me? You’re the Dog!   The problem is, they think they own the place. And while they’re insistent on their superiority, truth is, they’re pretty lucky we’re around, tolerant enough to indulge them in this fantasy. Not that they entirely lack brains. Our newbie, the young Fen, got quickly comfortable enough to remind us, […]

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Money, Politics & Democracy’s Depravity

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

I believe in government, which is established through the means of politics. The government we get and the political means by which it is derived is imperfect, and to expect perfection from either is overly idealistic or dangerously ignorant. As Mr. Churchill said, “Democracy is the worst form of government, save for all the rest.” […]

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Exotic Appeal – Roppongi Restaurant & Sushi Bar

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sami Ladeki is an icon on the San Diego Restaurant scene. He has been in the business for over 25 years. His chain of pizza restaurants, Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill, has been a leading innovator of flavors and styles for that old favorite and has been in the forefront of introducing tapas to local […]

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Ebola and Immunity

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

I have been getting weary of the fear-monger hype about the Ebola virus. Remember that it is, in fact, a virus. Those most susceptible to it are those with compromised immune systems; those most likely to recover are those with robust immune response. So, Ebola is a reminder to us to support our own immune […]

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Water, Water, Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

2014 is third year of drought; having Kelly Mooney from the San Diego County Water Authority speak to the Mission Hills Garden Club was a welcome event. After a brief overview of the agencies dealing with our water supply, statistics about water usage, Mooney had a host of suggestions and resources for us to utilize […]

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Fashion Week San Diego – Year Three

| November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Aubree Lynn, Writer/Stylist/Producer Stylishlyaubreelynn.com As press for Fashion Week San Diego (FWSD), looking polished and put together is a must. It is even better if you can wear custom designs from some of San Diego’s most talented, as I was given the opportunity to do so. An original creation of DeMarcus by Boutique DeMarcus […]

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Vote with an Attitude and Conscience

| November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Vote with an Attitude and Conscience

With a 3 percent approval rating, Congress is an embarrassment to all Americans. Unless we commit to change, we get more of the same. It’s time we all act with a passion to vote for people who aren’t political professionals, and who truly understand the needs of all of us. That’s why I am voting […]

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It’s Kismet – Their Life Together Was Destined

| November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
It’s Kismet – Their Life Together Was Destined

I recently learned of the “coming together” of two Mission Hills residents. He is an ex-football star and she was a fan who only watched him from the stadium stands. Though they lived worlds apart, eventually she would save his life. I am referring to John and Diane Brockington who will be sharing more of […]

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