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The living memorial to the Holocaust provided a powerful lesson in the fragility of freedom.

Remembering The Living Memorial To The Holocaust

The living memorial to the Holocaust provided a powerful lesson in the fragility of freedom. I toured the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. As the permanent exhibits start, we were given an "identification card." The card provided biographical information and a photo of a real person who lived during the Holocaust. The entrance to the exhibit resembled a gas chamber … [Read More...]

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LA Phil Spectacular Upcoming Fall 2015-16 Season At Disney Hall

The creative arts are a great way to celebrate special occasions and inspire your senses with loved ones.   As summer comes to a close it’s time to start planning entertainment for 2015-16 season.  There are several upcoming events for Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 to choose from at the L.A. Phil Disney Hall, including […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month | Favorite Hispanic Soups

It’s time to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with favorite latino soups.   Whether you are latino or not, Hispanic Heritage month is a great way to learn and celebrate latino culture, traditions and history. My favorite traditional recipes include Caldo de Pollo, Caldo de Res and Red Chicken Pozole.  Caldos served with condiments are full meals. […]


2016 Lincoln MKX Will Be First To Offer Revel Audio

The 2016 Lincoln MKX will be the first to offer Revel Audio. I first listened to the Revel audio elevated sound a couple months ago and fell in love with the quantum logic surround sound.   With QuantumLogic, Lincoln owners use a touchscreen to select from three distinct listening modes: Traditional stereo,  Audience, for an intimate concert experience […]


Pursuing A Career in Information Technology

The most important quality needed in pursuing a career in technology is passion. You need to have passion for information, how technology works within an organization, and how you can use information and technology in the real world. You also need to have enthusiasm for learning, attention to detail and a desire to use your […]


HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 14:  R2-D2 (L) and C-3PO attend the World Premiere of ?Star Wars: The Force Awakens? at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** R2-D2;C-3PO

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Premier Red Carpet – In Pictures

The stars came out for the World Premiere of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS at the Dolby, El Capitan and TCL Theatres in Hollywood, CA on December 14th.  R2-D2, C3-P0, the First Order Storm Troopers and Captain Phasma in all of their glory, attended the red carpet premier with BB-8 and cast of characters.  This […]


What You Need To Know About StarWars: The Force Awakens

As “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, the seventh film in the series, premiers, we explore movie influences,  new character names and design of the costumes. The  Star Wars Force Awakens cast include Carrie Fisher as Leia,  Daisy Ridley as Rey, Adam Driver  as Kylo Ren, Lupita Nyong’o as Maz Kanata,  Harrison Ford as Han Solo, John Boyega as […]


Advance Your Career with STEM Education

My love of technology has inspired a lifetime career in STEM. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. To be successful in a career in STEM you need to have a desire to work in these fields. One of the myths about a career in STEM is that you need to be […]


Pursuing an Information Tech Degree as an Adult

There are many benefits to pursuing an Information Technology degree as a working adult. Advantages include flexible degree programs, affordability and the ability to grow in your career while pursuing your degree.   Flexible Degree Programs As a working adult, you can earn your Information Technology degree by taking courses online or on campus. A […]

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Theodore, Alvin, and Simon go on a wild Òroad chipÓ in ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE ROAD CHIP.

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Alvin and the Chipmunks, the Chipettes and Charactersʪ &Ê© 2015 BagdasarianÊProductions, LLC.Ê All rights reserved.Ê© 2015 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.Ê All rights reserved. ÊNot for sale or duplication.

Alvin And The Chipmunks – Road Chip Movie Review

  Alvin and The Chipmunk – Road Chip, the fourth movie in the series of live action CG movies bring together Dave, Alvin and the Chipmunks, the Chipettes and a trip to Miami.   Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami and dump […]

Active Shooter Videos

Surviving an Active Shooter Videos

With recent reports of an active shooter in San Bernardino, there are a couple of videos circulating the internet with tips to survive an active shooter in the workplace and education environment.   I saw a similar video with my daughter when she was in college  and even then the video made me uncomfortable.   […]

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Remembering 9/11 | The Story of the Survivor Tree

Today on the anniversary of September 11 we honor the memory and service of all men and women who lost their lives and the families affected by this event.  We also honor the men and women and families who protect our freedom. I visited the memorial a couple years ago and shared a Virtual Tour […]

Best Places To Travel In 2016:


SoCal Summer Guide – Inland Empire Splash Pads

June is just beginning, but the summer heat has already shown up in the Inland Empire. A splash pad – a recreation area with no or little standing water – is a great place to cool off in the summer heat without all the stress of going to the neighborhood pool. A splash pad is something […]


SoCal Travel Guide – Temecula Winery Getaway Tips

There are many things to do in Inland Empire, but the jewel of the valley is Temecula Wine Country.  Temecula Wine Country is a little known secret nestled between San Diego and Los Angeles and offers a variety of options for a romantic getaway or a getaway with friends.  Whether you are a foodie and […]


SoCal Travel Guide – Oceanside Pier

Oceanside Beach is one of my favorite beaches to capture a sunset!  You can stroll down the pier, listen to the waves, enjoy lunch at the local diner on the pier and watch a beautiful sunset.  It is also one of the friendliest places to park your car, go fishing, enjoy the sun, a stroll […]


Celebrating 365 Days of California Strawberries

Did you know that  nearly 90 percent of U.S.-grown fresh strawberries come from California, with more than 1.7 BILLION pounds being harvested annually – basically, if California were a country, it would be the world’s largest producer of strawberries! I recently attended the 365 Days of California Strawberries Farm & Culinary Event and learned about the […]


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