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No patch for you

Sorry, Flat Boy.

Post Title: Patches? We ain’t got no stinkin’ patches! Post Date: August 4, 2014 After my usual espresso in Old Town, I headed north but only made it as far as Middletown, by the former ...

The birds around our home are losing their minds

Lessons of birds and seeds.

Post Title: A Box of Beaks Post Date: July 8, 2014 The birds around our home are losing their minds. I understand that the birds and the bees go bananas in the springtime, but this ...

“Mom Card” up for review

Post Title: About this writer You know how you hide the Costco-sized bag of peanut M&Ms in the freezer behind the frozen broccoli and when no one is looking, you sneak a handful and eat ...

Gravity: it’s the law

Despite terrible odds, a geek can hope.

Post Title: On trying and on the odds of success Post Date: June 8, 2014 A great many years ago, when I was studying physics as an undergraduate and also coaxing a girlfriend to come ...

Fourteen more things you’ll never see in San Diego again

1) Hubcap and the Drink That Knocked You on Your Butt. Well, that didn’t last long. No more $5 El Take It Easy during Happy Hour? 2) Vogue, the Little Theater That Could. Guess what? ...

Thirteen things you’ll never see in San Diego again

1) Sing Sing: Karaoke Without the Embarrassment. The Shout! House may be the place that comes to mind when the younger generation thinks of sing-a-longs and dueling pianos, but Sing Sing in the Gaslamp District ...

3000 miles away, and he makes sure to remind me it’s over

Boyfriend problems on a leaf, sailing downstream.

Post Title: The Gift of Desperation Post Date: April 27, 2014 Out of desperation, I began meditating in early December of 2013. There I was: at a crisis house in Oceanside, broke, alone, nowhere to ...

New blogger acknowledges her shameless self-promotion

"Only recently have I become comfortable with social media."

Cubicle Wars

Post Title: All the Battles I Fought When I Worked in a Cubicle Post Date: February 23, 2014 As an HSP, I’m highly tuned in to my environment, and lots of little things become big ...

In other words, leave me alone

There is nothing wrong with you, highly sensitive person.

Why am I never content? Why do little things bother me? Why do I complain so much? Why can’t I be normal? Okay, first of all, stop being so hard on yourself. I’m a Highly ...

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