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The State Hornet
Repairs on walkways throughout campus will improve safety for disabled students

Apr 1, 2014

In a world not designed for your convenience, the ability to adapt is key. 



The State Hornet
Implementation of designated bike lanes will greatly improve pedestrian and biker safety

Apr 1, 2014

Sacramento State’s campus is not exactly the most bike-friendly CSU campus, but some changes in policy may greatly improve this issue. 



The Sac Rag
Favorite baseball teams: spot the Oakland green

Apr 1, 2014
Favorite baseball teams: spot the Oakland green

Via Atlantic magazine based on Facebook data. A huge swath of Giants orange in Nor Cal and zero presence for the Oakland Athletics (as well as the Mets and Blue Jays). This is probably just the thing to make another … Continue reading

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MidLifeBloggers
My Writing Process: The Blog Tour

Mar 31, 2014

When people ask me why I write, I tell them, because I can’t not write. I suppose I could clothe my motivations in something glorious like, “it’s how I make sense of the world,” but while true....

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MidLifeBloggers
Flashback Friday: High School…dating David Stein

Mar 28, 2014

See that lovely lady in her classy sheath dress. Doesn’t she look about 23 or 24? She was, maybe, 16. Today’s teen girls dress like their younger siblings; our style was more to look like our mothers.  The event was an evening party–we called them “affairs”–given by the club I belonged to, the G.E.M.s. My...

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The Sac Rag
Pop-up TARDIS lending library in Tahoe Park

Pop-up TARDIS lending library in Tahoe Park

Daniel Steinhart, a healthcare administrator from my neighborhood of Tahoe Park, constructed a “Little Free Library” near his home in Tahoe Park. This one is notable for its incredibly geeky shape: a 1960s-era police call box from the UK, now … Continue reading

MidLifeBloggers
Tattoos

Mar 25, 2014

Still, I was often the bane of my mother's existence. Her first daughter had been mild and shy and obedient so she wasn't prepared for the likes of outspoken, adventurous, don't-tell-me-I-can't-unless-you-want-to-insure-I-will me.

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The Sac Rag
Find out when the city pools in Sacramento will open!

Mar 24, 2014

The City of Sacramento was able to make an early announcement today about the start of summer aquatics season and it looks like the good news trend continues. The “YMCA of Superior California” will operate Tahoe Pool, as it did … Continue reading

MidLifeBloggers
Flashback Friday: Christmas 1975

Mar 21, 2014

If I had known you in 1975, I would have sent you this invitation to my first Christmas party  in LA. This grande dame was a figment of my imagination. Over the years, she has graced other cards and even, for one instant, thought of having a comic strip of her own. Sort of...

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The State Hornet
Volunteering is helpful for future career opportunities

Mar 18, 2014

Aside from the heavy workload at school and the list of other life priorities,  Sacramento State students find ways to get involved in volunteer organizations to give back to their community. 





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