Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Lake Balboa: People or Nature

Not being able to walk these days, I miss Lake Balboa. It so happens that I have a proprietary pride in it. IMHO Los Angeles is not truly a city, but there are some wonderful pockets, neighborhoods and parks that … Continue reading

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A Jewish Christmas

No Christmas tree and no decorations! Santa is not visiting, and the night is not silent… So no Christmas carols, although there was the year I discovered Elvis singing Christmas songs.  The rhythm sounded so different than Andy Williams. Many years … Continue reading

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Social Conventions and Manners – An Immigrant’s Perspective #2

A disclaimer: My post is about how things used to be, and is not necessarily accurate anymore. It depicts some people and behavior which is not shared by all. ———————————————————————————————————- In my youth, getting on the bus in Israel – even … Continue reading

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LA-NYC-DC-LA

Just for today, I have this image of LA as an octopus without a heart.     So here’s my disclaimer: I live in LA and just came back from a short visit to NYC (5 days) and DC(4 days). … Continue reading

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