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Happy Labor Day Weekend from Santa Barbara! Ready for Fall, Real Estate Course, and New York…

Kids back in school, earlier sunsets, and a chill in the morning air: the unmistakeable signs that fall is near. Of course when you don’t work or go to school–and live in Southern California nine months a year where temperatures … Continue reading

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Pacific Palisades’ Swarthmore Avenue is not Detroit: Why Rick Caruso’s Proposed Development Strikes Terror in the Hearts of Palisades Natives

When I received several panicked messages from older Facebook friends who grew up in the Palisades about billionaire developer Rick Caruso’s plans destroy my hometown and current part-time residence, I was in New York and just nodding off at 2AM. … Continue reading

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“Victorian Chick on the Patch” (New Blog in Various LA Patch Branches) and Musings on Why My Closest Friends Came from Facebook or NYC Trips not my K-12 LA Private Schools (Ventura Lunch with Westlake Girl, 1973)

It’s no secret that New York City moves me in ways no other place does, but I can honestly say that I’ve found a lovely rhythm in Southern California and made a nice life for myself when I’m away from … Continue reading

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Victorian Chick’s Anthropology of West Los Angeles Real Estate (Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Bel Air, Westwood, Malibu and Santa Monica–North of Montana)

  I knew this iTunes thing was too good to be true. I have had the Macbook Pro about three months (used, a great deal on eBay) and it tells me there is a security breach and I cannot purchase … Continue reading

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Happy Friday from Santa Barbara! Mishigas with Landlord, Heroic Father Saves the Day and Catch-Up Post NYC/DC Trip

  Well, I’m not going to say anything profound or earth-shattering, having consumed a respectable amount of the Skinny Margarita pictured¬†here (on sale at CVS, 3 bucks off).¬†I had a clusterfuck of a day with landlord who, as my Facebook … Continue reading

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