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Culver City Steps

This was one of those ideas–hiking up 279 stairs at the Culver City steps–that seemed like a good idea at the time, but didn’t feel so great while I was on step number 133 or 208. At step number 279, I was more than grateful we had made it to the top and, forgive me […]

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When the birds come

Terence got a pig 100% he got a green puddle 0n his foot  when Mighty eagle comes : a horrible earthquake in Rio ,Hal slang himself and boomeranged back and  hit a button the monkey’s truck started up !!! and rammed into the tower . that made the monkeys go”OOOOOO! EEEEEEE! OOOOOOO !EEEEEEEE!”.     […]

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Mariachi

I had just finished reading about Spy Kids director Robert Rodriguez’s “mariachi style” of movie making of using only the props, actors, locations and resources available to him to make a movie. Also, i listened to an interview where Rodriguez talked about “doing just one thing well” to be successful in any creative endeavor–my English […]

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Meet the flock

Terence , blue ,chuck ,Hal, bomb ,mighty eagle, red and bubbles are D ‘s wild flock  egg stealing pigs , general – frank ,dopey ,ross , general Fred , Steve , grandpa pig and king pig . we will eat the eggs before the pigs do ! Now its birdie time !  

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The Worst Two Sons

I took my mom to her ear doctor appointment, a couple days ago, and the septuagenarian doctor told us a story about his nephews at the end of her appointment. His sister had two sons. She got a divorce and remarried. As a twelve-year-old boy, the older brother liked jumping off the roof onto a mattress in […]

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Things About Myself

I am a sugar addict My favorite is chocolate hostess cupcakes with the cream filling. I wait until the last minute to tell the wife about stuff. I rarely go to see the doctor. I never floss. I lost my left cornerstone tooth while eating pizza. I need time by myself to refuel. My stomach […]

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Malibu Wine Safari

Last year, between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, D and I boarded a former World War II navy vessel (USS Iowa), walking around to burn off excess calories from eating too much food during the holidays. This year, on a picturesque ranch in the rolling hills of Malibu, we hopped aboard a custom-built, open-air jeep with tiered […]

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Teamwork

I was tasked with helping D to clean his room. I say that I believe in fostering his independence, but five minutes into the job, he asked if he could take a mid-afternoon bath. I agreed, and even cleaned up his room for him, with this one caveat: he had to help me do the […]

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Pine Wood Derby

I listened to an interview with a mother on a Radiolab podcast (“The Ghosts of Football“) who said her eight-year-old son’s favorite part of playing football was the pizza party and trophy at the end of the season. Thirteen members of the boy’s family played in the NFL, and despite his ability to make other players […]

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Beach Fun

I need to have one of these days again…to just sit and look at the ocean. Haven’t had one of those days in a long time.

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