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A Dog, A Magician and Namaste

My heart was heavy throughout the day; saddened by what happened in Las Vegas.  Three things that helped this evening.  1. Take my dog for a walk.  The innocent and carefree nature of dogs when you take them out to … Continue reading

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READ: In Shock

In her inspiring and powerful debut, In Shock, Dr Rana Awdish gifts us with a raw and honest account of her passage through death. Seven months into her pregnancy and at the cusp of completing her fellowship as a pulmonary intensive care … Continue reading

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So This Is Midlife

​​ ​ So, this is how it feels like to be 45 years old.  Never in a million years would I predict that I’d perform on stage again.  In college, I danced with our campus Modern Dance Company; even won a scholarship to dance … Continue reading

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To Those You Love…

… show them: Show them your appreciation. Show them your adoration. Show them your patience. Show them your loyalty. Show them your curiosity. Show them your passion. Show them your true self. Be it your boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse, child, grandchild, … Continue reading

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Now What?

What. A. Day. Starting from the poster making with friends, explaining to Plumster what and why we are marching, taking the train to downtown LA in jam-packed cars, to finally stepping out onto sun-kissed Pershing Square, and be surrounded by … Continue reading

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My Fish, Obsidian 

 This is my fish, Obsidian.   He sleeps on its side like a human and enjoys swimming up-side-down.   We got him from a pet shop the day after my daughter won his ex-bowl mate, Ash, in the famed LA-based … Continue reading

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Recent Conversation with My Nine-Year-Old

On Black Friday: Me, as I stepped in the door after work: Hurry, let’s get to the store before they close today.  They are having a 25% off  Black Friday sale! Plum, reading her book without looking up: But if … Continue reading

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