Home Sweet Home in Los Angeles

The LA Business Journal is reporting that the gap between median income and income needed to qualify for a loan to purchase a median home in Los Angeles is a staggering $56,000 per year. That’s nearly double the median income. Guess it’s time to read Rich Dad, Poor Dad. And move.

Beautiful Ojai

Here are a couple photos from a relaxing weekend in Ojai, California (click the images to enlarge). My wife, sister and I hiked the Howard Creek Trail in Rose Valley. After recent torrential rains, the hills were green and new streams were rushing in the valleys. It was a much needed break from urban life. …

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The Winding Path

People have been commenting on the logo in the upper left corner of the site. It’s a medieval labyrinth, a mystical Christian meditation/prayer device. I like it in part because it looks a bit like a brain. It also seems to appear chaotic, yet is orderly. To me it symbolizes the mind, and is fitting …

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En Garde!

I had my first Tuesday night adult beginners’ fencing class tonight at the Los Angeles International Fencing Center. It was great! Muscles I never knew I had are aching, but I enjoyed it thoroughly and am looking forward to next week. Who knew being tall and double jointed might actaully be an asset?

On the Air

Believe it or not, this is my first entry to my first ever Blog. Sure, I’ve read ’em, toyed with ’em, poked and prodded. But I never really felt that I had enough to say to install one for myself. Well, that time has changed. A lot is going on in my life. And I …

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