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Dolores Gunn gets parking ticket

June 9, 1943: Los Angeles mayor candidate Dolores Gunn waits as police officer writes up a parking ticket.

Gunn, protesting treatment by Los Angeles City officials, showed up outside City Hall in her placarded automobile, but, according to police, violated the parking time restrictions and was ticketed. 331 more words

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Being a Better Writer: Endings

This post was originally written and posted August 27th, 2013, and is being reposted here for archival purposes.


Endings are tricky things. A lot of young writers don’t think about them. 2,004 more words


Zsa Zsa Gabor press conference

Sep. 29, 1989: Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is surrounded by media following her conviction of slapping a police officer.

Staff writers David Ferrell and Edmund Newton reported in the Sep. 376 more words

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From the Archives: April 12, 2014

With the A-Z challenge only a week away, I thought it’d be a nice time to share something from last year.  If you didn’t follow me from blogger this may be a system shock as I’m not swearing or insulting anyone.  480 more words

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Dealing With Diabetes


Yes, you read it right and in case there are people who are unfamiliar with what diabetes is, it’s a disease where my pancreas ceases to function and is unable to produce insulin (please refer to Google for this explanation), leading to spikes in my blood glucose levels, especially after a meal. 1,450 more words

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The Prime of Our Youth

We were in the prime of our youth, or rather, hinged upon its most humble yet fascinating beginnings. We met, within a sea of uncertainties, of unforetold circumstances, we met. 554 more words

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Vegan Samoas

It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time!

I am guilty of peddling cases of those cookies all those years ago. I only made it as far as a Junior Girl Scout, as there were no troops for my age group in my area past the 6th grade. 971 more words