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What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? (Part Nine)

Jackson Jackson was a good kid He had four years of college and a bachelor’s degree Started working when he was 21 Got fed up and quit when he was 43 He said, “My whole life I’ve done what I’m … Continue reading

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What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? (Part Seven)

When they’ve tortured and scared you for twenty-odd years Then they expect you to pick a career When you can’t really function you’re so full of fear A working class hero is something to be… – John Lennon, “Working Class … Continue reading

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What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up? (Part Six)

“Go West, Young Man” To be clear, I was neither impulsive nor starry-eyed (maybe just a smidgen of each) in my decision to move to LA. Upon first experiencing the chill of a Philadelphia winter again three years prior, I … Continue reading

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I Love L.A.

In celebration of nearly ten full years as an Angeleno, here are ten local treasures (outside of the usual touristy stuff) that I highly recommend to those living here or just visiting the City of Angels: 1.  Wilderness Travel Course: This is … Continue reading

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The Most Effective Antidepressant

Imagine the following aspects of a hypothetical antidepressant: It’s effective, both in the short-term and long-term. The only side effects you are likely to experience are positive. It does not require a prescription. It is readily available. You can use … Continue reading

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