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Diane Margolin


From Me
to You...

I hope that you had a fulfilling holiday season, and now you may find time to relax a bit.
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Explore Life: From Personal Space to Unique Journeys

Our personal space starts to form the moment we are conceived. t is seeded miraculously and microscopically deep inside the womb. It expands as we grow until our mother's uterus is stretched into a large balloon. There we stay comfortably with all our needs fulfilled, unaware of the world outside. Continued here...

From the East

QinQin Sun Stubis


LisaLisa C. Alexander
Password Protected

ince I last wrote about estate planning for “digital” assets, California has passed a new law, effective on January 1, 2017.

The new law gives rights of access to a deceased person’s digital assets, such as email or pictures kept in an online account. Continued here...

Meds That Are Dangerous For Cats

Q:  Are there drugs or medications that are particularly dangerous to cats?

A: There are several medications that are quite dangerous to cats. While cats may have nine lives, their liver lacks an ability to metabolize and detoxify certain drugs. Continued here...

and Claws

Dr. Frank Lavac

From a
Mar Vista Mom

Sarah Auerswald

From a Mar Vista Mom

Happy New Year, Mar Vista!

As we kick off 2017, we have so much to look forward to and so many wonderful things to reflect on from 2016. We saw many new businesses open in Mar Vista last year, and we’ll see a few more open this year. The Year of the Art Walk was in 2016, with the quarterly event happening like clockwork and bringing many new people to our neighborhood each time. Continued here...

Thoughts From a Second-Time Father

My son, seven-month-old Jake, has been playing with toys that his sister, Alexa, now three-and-a half, played with at his age for several months.

In a couple instances it is easy to see how his male brain operates differently from hers. In the small booster seat that Jake sits in, he likes to smash his rattle against the tray that rests in the front of it. Continued here...

Thoughts From a Second-Time Father

Michael Margolin

Byte by Byte

Miceala Shocklee
Miceala Shocklee

National Museum Applies a Touch of Technology

Say “museum” to the average person, and it will probably pop to their mind as a word with static connotation. It’s a place, a thing of objects old and unmoving behind glass to be looked at and thought about, but rarely interacted with. Museums, for most people, equate more with “done” than “do.” Continued here...




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