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What’s Obscene?

In a few words…Overpaid, Egotistic and Violent ‘athletes’ (Oh, and giving or receiving a ‘High Five’) By Terry Miller I’ll make no bones about it, I’m not a sports fan. In fact, I’m kind of odd as well as being sick and tired of the crap that calls itself sports. Ask anyone who knows me….

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Dorothy’s Place: Damned annoying

The faucet leaks in the bathtub. The filter screens on the hoses in the washer need changed. The handle on the under-the-sink cupboard keeps coming off in my hand and one-half of the magnetic latch is missing from the broom closet. Those things are not catastrophic. They are not life-threatening. They are just damned annoying….

Empty house party gets designers in the mood
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Empty house party gets designers in the mood

The gala empty house party on Friday put on by Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts was another in s string of huge successes for the philanthropic organization. Hundreds of guest and VIPs meandered their way through the empty rooms of the Arcadia mansion that will be transformed into a designer showcase work of art…

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Dorothy’s Place: Live with both?

My life will soon change. I’m about to become rich. Have you seen all the ads recently for the big Sweepstakes? Well, with no effort on my part, I’ve made it to the finals and now I’m mailing in the winnng entry. The camera crew and the Prize Patrol will soon show up at my…

Wine, French Food and Rustic LA County
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Wine, French Food and Rustic LA County

Los Angeles never ceases to amaze me. Just when I thought I’ve covered all the cool spots around, I discover a place like Aqua Dulce and the Sierra Pelona Valley Viticultural Area. Located in the hills near Santa Clarita, the town is not only famous for rustic Hollywood movie shoots, but also boasts a burgeoning…

Secrets of longevity revealed by Elsa Sneider at age 99
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Secrets of longevity revealed by Elsa Sneider at age 99

We’re here in Minnesota to gather secrets of staying young from my mother Elsa Sneider, age 99. This woman has endured wars, escapes from the Russians, losing family and friends. She has trusted God to deliver her through many trials and tests in her 99 years. We came back to celebrate her 99th birthday in…

Andaz San Diego Hotel
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Andaz San Diego Hotel

I love being in the heart of the action. But I can also appreciate a casual evening with wine and wonderful views. I got both and much more, when I recently discovered Andaz San Diego, a fascinating boutique hotel located in the heart of the historic Gaslamp Quarter in downtown San Diego. “The concept behind…

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Dorothy’s Place: What Can I Say?

Well, 2012 is rapidly coming to an end. Only 5 more days and it will be history. I’m not going to attempt to recap events. The media, whatever form we choose to use, will do plenty of that and probably more accurately than I would. So, I’m looking to the future. The other day I…

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