I don’t like to think of it as a bucket list, but I do have a few things I’d like to get to before my name appears in the obit section of the newspaper.One of which is to speak Spanish fluently, or close to it, which is how I ended up hanging out last week at the Brooklyn Hair Styler salon in Boyle Heights.Let me explain.I can understand most of what’s happening in a Dodger game when I listen to Jaime Jarrin call the games in Spanish. I can understand most of the medical advice doled out on Farmacia Natural, a daily Spanish language radio program whose callers are prescribed oil of oregano and other natural cures for what ails them. Advertisement I’d be better off if my father — whose parents were from Spain — had spoken to me only in Spanish when I was a kid. But he didn’t, so I took Spanish in school and had a private instructor for a while about 15 years ago. But I’m losing brain cells fast, and you’ve got to stick with a … [Read more...] about Column: Learning Spanish at a Boyle Heights hair salon reminds me what I love about L.A.
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The fishbowl, as seen in my apartment. I think I made a life hack. While cruising the internet many years ago I happened upon a wall-mounted acrylic fishbowl. If you asked me to retrace my digital steps to figure out how I landed on this particular item, I couldn’t tell you. I’ve never desired nor sought a fishbowl in my life. But I found the wall-mounted acrylic fishbowl and thought, “I want that real bad,” and then “For $12 I can afford that,” and two days later my wish was fulfilled. It is one of very few compulsively purchased items that I do not regret buying. Now, I have no interest in pet fish. If I wanted an unresponsive organism in my house, I would buy a succulent. Instead, I envisioned my acrylic fishbowl as a decorative element/storage device for housing items that I used on a daily basis. I installed it near my desk with a single nail (total installation time: four seconds) and filled it with a mixture of frequently used and “Do … [Read more...] about Buy a Fishless Fishbowl to Hold All Your Clutter
To view past editions of The Hill's 12:30 Report, click here: http://bit.ly/1M1mIfwTo receive The Hill's 12:30 Report in your inbox, please sign up here: http://bit.ly/1Tt4hqN--> A midday take on what's happening in politics and how to have a sense of humor about it.**Ha. Haha. Hahah. Sniff. Haha. Sniff. Ha--breaks down crying hysterically.The Hill's 12:30 Report: Breaking – Jury finds Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneGates sentencing set for next month The Hill's 12:30 Report: Former Ukraine envoy offers dramatic testimony Trump bemoans 'double standard' in Stone conviction MORE guilty of lying to Congress | Day two of public impeachment hearings | Former Ukraine ambassador offers dramatic testimony | Says 'color drained' from her face when she saw call transcript | Trump criticizes Yovanovitch during testimony | Dems decry 'witness intimidation' | White House releases transcript of earlier Ukraine call | Buttigieg surging in Iowa IN THE WHITE … [Read more...] about The Hill’s 12:30 Report: Former Ukraine envoy offers dramatic testimony
Kanye West and Joel Osteen Kanye West and Joel Osteen Photo: Getty Images Photo: Getty Images Image 1 of / 108 Caption Close Image 1 of 108 Kanye West and Joel Osteen Kanye West and Joel Osteen Photo: Getty Images Here's how to catch Kanye's 'Sunday Service' at Lakewood Church 1 / 108 Back to Gallery The Kanye ‘Sunday Service” opportunity is not over if you didn’t snag coveted tickets to his highly anticipated guest appearance at Lakewood Church today. Fans have two chances to see the renowned rapper, Kanye West at Lakewood Church. On HoustonChronicle.com: Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and kids spotted at The Galleria ahead of Lakewood appearance West is slated to be at the … [Read more...] about Here’s how to catch Kanye’s ‘Sunday Service’ at Lakewood Church
Rescue an Animal and Adopt Your New Best FriendWoolwich Township, NJ – Saint Francis Veterinary Center will host an adoption event, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA), from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, February 1, 2014. The event will take place at Saint Francis Veterinary Center's facility, located at 392 Kings Highway, Woolwich Township, NJ.A variety of pets, including dogs and cats of various breeds and ages, will be available for adoption at the event. Individuals interested in adopting should bring two forms of identification, proof of address and proof of pet-friendly facilities if relevant, and an adoption application, available on the PSPCA website and at the Saint Francis Veterinary Center facility."We strongly encourage anyone who is thinking of adding a pet to their family to come out to our event and consider adoption," said Julie Hirsch-Fitzpatrick, Chief Operating … [Read more...] about Saint Francis Veterinary Center and the PSPCA Host Adoption Event in Woolwich Township