Tag: Laura Walcher

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| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Peacemaker Awards, Not a Moment Too Soon Absent the 20th century world wars, can we remember a time since, so filled with conflict, seemingly invading every aspect of our society, seemingly propelled by American’s thin-skinned, rash president? Tough times. All the more reason to recognize, honor and celebrate the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC), which […]

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| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

As Luck Would Have It…Or, “Happy” Valentine’s Day! So, if I were living in pre-historic times, it might never occur to me to consider whether or not I’m happy. Better, back then, to be lucky. You know, to find food, versus to be food. Historian and author Darrin McMahon (“Happiness: A History.”) says happiness has […]

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| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

He’s Driving Me Crazy. No Really! For a variety of reasons of which I will spare you the details, I have of late been charged with being the driver. Normally, this would not be a big deal; after all, I’ve been driving since before …well, let’s just say I’ve been driving cars since we all […]

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| December 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lil’ Bit O’Coin I wonder what ever happened to the Humphreys, that big-city family whose outings were dedicated – yes, dedicated – to how much money they could find on a New York street? Did it pay their rent? Buy their groceries? Well, it was reported that they found “thousands,” but I, as an equally […]

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| October 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Just Sayin’… This could have been a very, very long column. I could have included radio and TV commentators; friends, colleagues, family, national, regional, local media, international media: The Economist (unrelentless!). A Charles M. Blow headline, reads: “Trump, The Worst of America.” Next month, I’m going back to humor: Does this definition of a narcissist […]

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| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wry Not? Fen, our poodle-bichon who’s now maybe four or more, has, in his adulthood, acquired a wry way of looking at me. I say “wry,” because he knows I don’t always know all the answers. I especially didn’t have all the answers one hot Sunday in the park, when we stopped to watch a […]

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Adjectivity, Vocabularity, of our Time

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

We really like Thomas Jefferson. He was a smart guy. If you can’t remember anything about him, make sure you see “Hamilton,” once you can afford it. One piece of Jeffersonian wisdom …” the most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do,” is a directive I treasure. […]

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| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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We’re Eatin’, We’re Drinkin’, Most Importantly, We’re Reading! You know how we are: We Eat. We Drink. We Read. We’re literate. The benefits? Incalculable! “Literacy is one of the basic foundations of a civilized society.” says County supervisor Greg Cox. That’s why the San Diego Council on Literacy’s (SDCOL) annual event, on May 18, celebrates […]

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| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Euphorbia, Trust Me! Now and then in my now-long life, I am keenly reminded that I’m … from the Bronx. I mean, who in the Bronx ever heard of “The Euphorbia?” It sounds like a Greek play. These days, they might ship these evil little growths from the southwest, just to pique curiosity, and […]

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| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Treksters She went north; he crossed the ocean. Both Maggie Espinosa and Don Gullans invested months of preparation for their “Camino” treks: Espinosa, 800 miles through the California’s El Camino Real, from San Diego to Sonoma, and Gullans, across northern Spain’s El Camino de Santiago. Gullans spent two months on the trail; Espinosa, in […]

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