Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Guest: Author Diane Vallere

  I seem to be inexplicably drawn lately to writers from Pennsylvania, and today’s guest lived even closer to my mother’s people than most. Diane Vallere comes right from my mother’s neck of the woods. Indeed, my mother once lived … Continue reading

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MEL – LAX – MEL

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine Free week this week, and after everyone’s effort last week, I wanted to make more of an effort this week. Did you … Continue reading

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Drive to Disneyland and Turn Right

                                  … Our First Family Vacation                                                           By Jeff Salter              We’re blogging about car trips this week … and I’ve got a doozy.             In the spring of 1958, we took our first “family vacation” of any magnitude.  … Continue reading

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LA, Leno, and Leprechauns

The theme for this week is Green as it’s St. Paddy’s Day on Thursday. Today, I’m in Los Angeles on vacation/research trip with my cousin that lives north of Houston. We try to meet somewhere once a year/every 18 months … Continue reading

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