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Diane Margolin


From Me
to You...

One friend sent an email from Slovenia. She was based at the bottom of the Alps.
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Can the Humble Carp Lead Us to the Dragon Kingdom?

In the Orient, the dragon is the symbol of absolute power. During the great dynasties of China, only emperors were allowed to own and use anything decorated with dragons, whether they were carvings, embroidery, or paintings. Continued here...

From the East

QinQin Sun Stubis


LisaLisa C. Alexander
Make Arrangements Before it is Too Late  

October 20-26, 2014 is National Estate Planning Awareness Week. The majority of Americans do not have an estate plan. Estate planning is generally misunderstood or ignored. It’s easy to procrastinate. It’s true that money is tight these days, but not doing anything may cost you and your loved ones much more. Continued here...

Q:  My rabbit has been diagnosed with GI Motility Disorder. What does this mean and why is the rabbit intestine unique compared to other mammals?

A: Rabbits are often presented to the hospital for extreme lethargy, anorexia, and reduced dropping production. This can be very serious and often requires aggressive treatment. The rabbit gut is relatively fragile and will "shut down" or lose motility, if not fed properly or if other environmental stressors are in place. Continued here...

and Claws

Dr. Frank Lavac

Money Matters

Dr. Ken Waltzer
Investing in Collectibles —Not Necessarily a Road to Riches

Several years ago at my wine storage facility, I met a physician who owned quite a lot of wine. He told me that ever since the market crash, he had sworn off stocks and only invested in fine wine.Continued here...

Our first attempt at getting Alexa to like the beach did not turn out so well. But now our little girl is a beach lover and I could not be happier. We have been back to the beach a couple of times and she has discovered that chasing seagulls can be exhilarating and that nothing is as a satisfying as a mouthful of sand. Continued here...

Thoughts From a Father

Michael Margolin

Byte by Byte

Miceala Shocklee
Miceala Shocklee

New Technology: Sound From Silence

The world is full of information. Words in books, analog in electronics–and now, vibrations in silent images of the world around us.

Digital technology has long awed and astounded us with its impeccable possibility.Continued here...

Passing Through the Pico Neighborhood

Come take a stroll with me through our neighborhood where you will find such rich history in some of the finest schools. Let's start at Santa Monica High School, located on Pico and 4th St., home of the Santa Monica Vikings football, volleyball, baseball, track and field teams, and of course, one of the most diverse in the city. Continued here...

Neighborhood News

Clara WrightClara Wright




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