It Was Time to Go Home

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Dateline Dayton – A final take on our Florida vacation: It was Friday and we were on our way home. Unlike past trips, we took two days instead of one to come home, and that doubled our enjoyment.   Leaving Lake City, FL, our second stop was for food.  With few choices, we picked a chain restaurant. Pauline and I … Read More

Caputo Show at West

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The current art exhibit at West Los Angeles College is particulary special to the campus because it  features the work of Mauro Caputo, an award-winning graphic designer and long-ime West art instructor. The show runs until May 4. It is curated by Molly Barnes, art dealer, lecturer and radio personality. Mr. Caputo, who died last year at the age of … Read More

Having Fun in Florida

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Dateline Dayton — Our Florida vacation was different this year because we were off our cruise ship early for some reason.  Normally we choose the time. Mysteriously, ot was assigned on this cruise. After leaving the port, we headed out of Tampa, towards Venice.  Since we hadn’t eaten, Pauline and I stopped for breakfast, which turned out to be in … Read More

Enjoying Life on the Water

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Dateline Dayton — Three weeks ago, Pauline and I left for our annual Florida vacation, and this time we did something different. We started with a cruise. On a Thursday morning we were on the road by 6 o’clock and still encountered heavy traffic in Cincinnati.  Although I don’t normally make hotel reservation for this trip, we have experienced problems … Read More

A Time to be with Family

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Dateline Dayton – A whirlwind week began when Pauline and I went to a visitation at a funeral home in Pleasant Hill and we welcome our daughter Darlene and granddaughter Heather from Michigan I took Friday off so the four of us could run errands. Not incidentally, we inspected their new condo to see what still needed to be done.  … Read More

Is Abuse Unstoppable?

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Dateline Dayton – Even with everything going on in our country, the world and even my own situation, I remain concerned about the abuse of children. Many times I have said there doesn’t seem to be a day, when you don’t hear about a child being killed, tortured, raped. What makes the situation even more horrendous is that in many … Read More

Begging for Trump-less Day

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Dateline Dayton — I wish we could go a week, even a day, without any news about what President Trump is doing, not doing, might be doing, or what the media thinks he is doing. Almost every morning, when I read the local (Democrat) newspaper, there is an article, on every page, about Mr. Trump. Nearly always, it’s not good … Read More

Two Nagging Epidemics

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Dateline Dayton – Even though Tuesday was Valentine’s Day, we chose to celebrate on the next day to avoid the crowd. I worked on Tuesday since we were having a pizza party, and that would allow Pauline and me to have breakfast Wednesday morning and then an early supper. It was a good idea since the restaurant was not busy. … Read More

Is Unity a Forlorn Hope?

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Dateline Dayton — I took Pauline to her eye doctor appointment at 12:30 last Thursday, and four hours later we were leaving the building. I had warned her, that this doctor is slow. Her regular eye doctor retired at the end of last year, and this was her first visit. I use the same doctor — until I want a … Read More

Emerging a Winner in Las Vegas

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Dateline Dayton — While I was in Las Vegas last week, I made a side trip to Southern California to see my friend Editor Ari in Culver City. It wasn’t easy getting to California. I started by getting lost in Las Vegas. I finally went with my gut. I didn’t try to follow directions. It worked, I was on I-15 … Read More