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The Hammer: Part of the Burgeoning Art Scene in L.A.

Thursday, September 6th, 2012
by on Living Around

Small museums have their virtues, especially for travelers who have only a few hours or days to take in the sights between business meetings or

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In Praise of Failure

Saturday, November 5th, 2011
by on Living Around

“The man who’s been beaten is worth two who haven’t.” Russian Proverb I never thought I’d find myself quoting Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in

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Putting a Ding in the Universe*: Mission Accomplished

Sunday, October 9th, 2011
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The year was 1992 (or was it 1993?). I was five. Ish. My parents had just bought my brother’s first computer. I know it was

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Making a Big Difference with A Small Act

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011
by on Playing Around

Hilde Back escaped to Sweden during World War II, leaving her mother and father behind in Germany. Sweden had agreed to take in Jewish children,

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