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PUBLISHER:
Diane Margolin

Diane

From Me
to You...

It was impressive to learn about the backgrounds and actions of those who were being honored at various events last month.
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MONTHLY COLUMNS
     
 
For Some Families Starting Out, Four Wings Are Better Than Two

I was fighting to take down a fiercely stubborn vine in my backyard when I discovered a gentle surprise underneath it: A nest nestled among some azalea branches. In it, a bright green-blue egg screamed for my attention. Then, I heard the cry, sounding more like a hissing, angry cat than a bird. Continued here...

Reflections
From the East

QinQin Sun Stubis


Planning
Ahead

LisaLisa C. Alexander
Digital Estate Planning  

I don’t know anyone who has a Bitcoin, but everyone I know has at least a computer, if not also a Kindle, does online banking, and buys things through Amazon. We all have digital assets, even if we don’t fully appreciate the extent to which we are all part of the digital revolution.

Protecting your “digital assets” has become an important part of estate planning. What are digital assets? They come in two categories. Continued here...


Pet Care Information on the Internet
Q:
 I often "Google" information about my dog's health care. Are there credible websites for a pet's healthcare?

A: IGoogling for information is commonplace. Unfortunately, much of the pet healthcare information is anecdotal and lacks scientific validity. There are a number of outstanding websites that provides information by veterinarians.  They include... Continued here...

Paws
and Claws

Dr. Frank Lavac
MS, DVM,
ABVP-Avian


From a
Mar Vista Mom


Sarah Auerswald

From a Mar Vista Mom

Summer is such a wonderful time of year, and here in Mar Vista we get the benefit of being close to the beach: cooling breezes every afternoon and terrific sunsets from up on Mar Vista hill, where you have a beautiful view of the Pacific.

Hope you’re enjoying the season, getting to the beach, and finding time to relax and enjoy time with friends and family! Continued here...


We have been home with Jake for more than a month now, and so far Alexa does not seem to mind. Quite often she asks to hold him or touch him, and to help in some kind of way when he is crying. Alexa has also told us that she likes him.

I figured at this point, she would have asked us to return him to the hospital at least once, but that has not come about. Perhaps, it is because she has made out pretty well with getting gifts herself. Many times, family or friends that have come over have brought something for Jake, and also for Alexa. Continued here...

Thoughts From a Second-Time Father

Michael Margolin


Byte by Byte

Miceala Shocklee
Miceala Shocklee

King Quilter Introduces Long-Arm Technology for a Long-Lived Craft

Quilting is a craft older than covered wagons and prairie settlers; older than knights and crusades; older, even, than pyramids and their Mesopotamian precursors, ziggurats. Quilting is a practice that dates all the way back to the 35th century, BCE. Continued here...


 

 

 
 

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