Category Archives: California

Culture Shock

When you travel abroad it is inevitable that you experience culture shock. It doesn’t matter how open minded or educated you are – sooner or later you will come across some element of the other culture that is just alien … Continue reading

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Reflecting and Looking Ahead

The kids and I were discussing our upcoming adventure recently, and as sometimes happens the talk shifted to a melancholy review of all the things they would miss once we leave.  In the past I’ve tried to deflect this sort … Continue reading

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California Dreaming

I love California.  It was my first state and I would have been happy to never leave but my father’s career took us to the Midwest when I was a child.  I always knew I’d be back though, and I … Continue reading

Posted in California, recession, unemployment | 8 Comments