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Los Angeles Land Use & Housing – Nick


January 23, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized

Los Angeles is famous for its sprawl. Much of the city and region consists of single-family housing tracts with nicely watered front lawns and driveways, but renting an apartment is extremely expensive. Los Angeles continues to experience a shortage of … Continued

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Staring Into the Unknown – Emilia


January 20, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized

“And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: ‘Give me a light, that I may tread safely into the unknown!’ And he replied: “Go out into the darkness and put your hand into the … Continued

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Spanifornia – Rocio


January 9, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized

Philadelphia is full of diversity this is true. It has Chinese, Arabs, Indians, Jamaicans, Italians, Armenians, and many more. LA has diversity and something much more special. I’ll tell you the difference between people of LA and people on the … Continued

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Maybe We Found Love Right Where We Are – Emily


January 2, 2015 0 comments Uncategorized

This Advent season, I’ve really been struggling with feeling like its truly advent. Apart from missing my family and our Holiday traditions, I’ve felt really bogged down by events happening around the world and across our nation. On top of … Continued

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In Awe of a California Winter…


December 19, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

I’m not very good at blogging, so here is my blog in images.    I am in awe with the weather here this time of year.                             … Continued

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I Can Do Everything


December 12, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

I am unsure of what I should write about in this blog. I guess I will write about my experience thus far. When I initially came to Los Angeles, I just got done doing my internship in Alabama, and before … Continued

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Beautiful Mess


November 14, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

When people across the country hear Los Angeles, they tend to automatically think about Hollywood and all the celebrities communing here. They think stars and Kardashians and sunshine. I used to be like that to. But now, when I think … Continued

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Live Simply? In THIS World?!


November 13, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

“Money’s never gonna buy you style. Money’s never gonna buy you friends. Money’s never gonna satisfy you. Can’t buy love or happiness.” -Karen Jonas All too often our lives are centered around earning and/or spending (or not spending) money. We … Continued

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Keep It Real.


October 31, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Since moving to Los Angeles, the most frequently question asked is,  “What do you like most about Los Angeles?” Usually my response alludes to appreciation for the great scenery, the infinite amount of sunny days or the slower pace of life … Continued

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Uncomfortable–And Growing.


October 24, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

“God, make me so uncomfortable that I will do the very thing I fear.” – Ruby Dee “”Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” –Neale Donald Walsch “I’m continually trying to make choices that put me against my … Continued

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