Monthly Archives: May 2006

Life After 50 in the OC: When Did It Become Okay For Everything To Be About “You”?

Have I been asleep or was the change so gradual that nobody noticed?   When did it become okay for everyone to put themselves and their immediate wants and needs first?  Was there some kind of ruling that your word, contracts … Continue reading

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Life After 50 in the OC: Is It Really The Times… Or Did We Miss The Parenting Boat?

As I sat in the stands through 11 innings watching the Angels and the Twins battle it out at a Memorial Day Game to be followed by fireworks, I started noticing that virtually no one under 50 was wearing anything patriotic.  Between sinkers … Continue reading

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Life After 50 in the OC: The Perfect Wave

Are we really getting better and was life before 50 just the dress rehearsal?  Or are we baby-boomers kidding ourselves, just like we were about that fact that women could do and have it all… perfectly, without missing a thing?   … Continue reading

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Amnesty Rolled-Up In A Program Is Still Amnesty!!

  The Senate bill authorizes additional spending on border security, a guest worker program, an eventual opportunity at citizenship for most of the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants in the country, and tougher enforcement of laws prohibiting hiring of illegal … Continue reading

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McCartney, Mills Announce Beginning of Long Winding Road Through Divorce Court

Quote: McCartney/Mills announce separation  and blame media pressure??  Do we believe it??   LONDON – When he’s 64, Paul McCartney may well be on a long and winding road — through the courts — in one of Britain’s most expensive … Continue reading

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Howard: If ‘Code’ will upset you, don’t see it – Da Vinci Code

  Quote:  Howard: “Again: This is supposed to be entertainment, it’s not theology,” he said. Laurent Emmanuel / AP  Director Ron Howard poses during a photo call for "The Da Vinci Code," at the Cannes film festival on Wednesday. The premiere … Continue reading

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White’s the Color

A coworker at General Dynamics once told me, “James, black is beautiful, brown is grand, but white is the color of the ‘Big Boss Man’.” Being an American of Mexican heritage, I was almost always the target of my white … Continue reading

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