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Modern Medieval Dentist

February 22, 2017

I could have gotten a swollen head if I took all the compliments from dentists over the years to be a real measure of self-worth. Via genetic roulette (and fluorinated

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Featured Artist: The Amazing Linoleum Block Printing of Los Angeles Artist Dave Lefner

February 6, 2017

Last Sunday, on “Museums-Free-For-All Day,” a lady friend and I decided to visit a museum neither of us had visited before, the Pasadena Museum of California Art

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Language Lesson: “Guarantee”

February 11, 2017

I have always marveled at how a conductor can halt a symphony rehearsal, point to the third clarinet in the back row, and declare that he hit a flat note instead of a sharp

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Ode to My Explorer

December 29, 2016

While breaking from my sleep I wrote, To my old car this dearly note: We’ve traveled now for twenty years, Through ups and downs, and laughs and tears. 200,000 miles you

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Not Really “Dead”

November 26, 2016

Several years ago, on one of my self-guided excursions through Mexico, I arrived at the city of Guanajuato, about three and a half hours east of Guadalajara. When I saw my

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It’s Time For Prune Juice

August 6, 2016

When a new Mason begins to learn about the craft of Freemasonry, one of the first concepts he learns in the process of bettering himself is that of the four cardinal virtues:

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I Am a Mason

July 29, 2016

I am a Mason. More accurately, I am a Freemason. I am not equipped to build a wall for you, nor pour cement to give you a patio. In fact, I’d much rather tear down a wall

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Sleep Study

July 27, 2016

Several years ago I was diagnosed with a condition called “sleep apnea.” According to the world-famous Mayo Clinic (www.mayoclinic.org), “Sleep apnea is a potentially

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Better Angels

July 24, 2016

One day a young male student of mine came into the classroom bursting with glee. It seemed he had his first experience with political protest and was excited to share the

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Sixty-Two of the World’s Most Beautiful Libraries

July 14, 2016

  Good books deserve a worthy place to reside. Book lovers, feast your eyes on these amazing libraries! Please click here to read the article!    

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Job Interview Stripper

July 13, 2016

When my time on staff at a major motion picture studio was coming to an end, my boss was gracious enough to allow me to set myself up in an empty office in a nearby trailer,

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Free Directions! Limited Time Only!

July 1, 2016

On any given Saturday or Sunday morning, in the days before GPS, my family and I would find ourselves on our way to visit Aunt Bea and Uncle Harold, Cousins Dorothy and

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Essays, Musings, New

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Modern Medieval Dentist

February 22, 2017

I could have gotten a swollen head if I took all the compliments from dentists over the years to be a real measure of self-worth. Via genetic roulette (and fluorinated

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