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Infinitely More (To Write About) – My New KCET Column!

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I’m proud to announce my debut as a contributing weekly SoCal Focus columnist for KCET television’s website!

This all transpired in the past few weeks when, one Friday, I received a rejection letter from a job I had recently applied and interviewed for. I though I would […]

Writing East Hollywood History

Santa Monica Blvd, east of Vermont, circa 1954. The Cahuenga Branch Library can be seen right of center (From USC Digital Archives)

I’ve never thought of myself as a historian. I’ve always been interested in history, particularly local history, and I’ve always been an active writer…but never a historian.

But oftentimes, you grow into […]

A Great Evening At The Streetsblog Fundraiser

It was a perfect, warm Friday spring evening at last night’s Streetsblog Los Angeles fundraiser at Eco-Village near Koreatown. I was in the company of many familiar faces in the bicycling/transit/sustainability community and even put faces to familiar names I’ve encountered in the online world.

Last weekend’s CicLAvia was the big talk of the evening, […]

The No Facebook Experiment : Day 7

No Facebook For A Week: Day 7: Sunday, July 4, 2010

Text Contacts with FB Friends: 0 Email Contacts with FB Friends: 1 Telephone Contacts with FB Friends: 0 In-Person Contacts with FB Friends: 5

Today, as the nation celebrates the first day of its independence from Great Britain 234 years ago, I celebrate the […]

The No Facebook Experiment : Day 6

No Facebook For A Week: Day 6: Saturday, July 3, 2010

Text Contacts with FB Friends: 2 Email Contacts with FB Friends: 2 Telephone Contacts with FB Friends: 1 In-Person Contacts with FB Friends: 1

Jumped right out of bed and did some gardening. The Cahuenga Library Botanical Gardens group had our monthly “mini-cleanup” at […]

The No Facebook Experiment : Day 5

No Facebook For A Week: Day 5: Friday, July 2, 2010

Text Contacts with FB Friends: 2 Email Contacts with FB Friends: 3 Telephone Contacts with FB Friends: 2 In-Person Contacts with FB Friends: 3

Friday was a day where I got some things done – mainly a long-overdue oil change for my ’05 Saturn […]

The No Facebook Experiment : Day 4

No Facebook For A Week: Day 4: Thursday, July 1, 2010

Text Contacts with FB Friends: 0 Email Contacts with FB Friends: 2 Telephone Contacts with FB Friends: 3 In-Person Contacts with FB Friends: 1

So this Facebook isolation has been going on for four days already, and I realized one major thing: Like buying […]

The No Facebook Experiment : Day 3

No Facebook For A Week: Day 3: Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Text Contacts with FB Friends: 2 Email Contacts with FB Friends: 4 Telephone Contacts with FB Friends: 1 In-Person Contacts with FB Friends: 0

Beginning to feel more of the effects of social isolation…Went out today for my chiropractor visit in Atwater Village, took […]

The No Facebook Experiment : Day 2

No Facebook For A Week: Day 2: Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Text Contacts with FB Friends: 3 Email Contacts with FB Friends: 3 Telephone Contacts with FB Friends: 2 In-Person Contacts with FB Friends: 3

The experiment continues…Still feel some isolation, but it’s not such a big deal. Received a text from one of my […]

The No Facebook Experiment: Day 1

Before I start on the first-day report of the No-Facebook-For-A-Week-Experiment, let me publish my hypothesis, since one of my FB friends texted me and asked me what the hypothesis was.

Actually, I didn’t really have one, this was more of a field study, but if I were to give a “throwing darts in the […]