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Fun a Day Reseda – Day 18: Battling Stereotypes

I’m at the part of my rewrite where I’m working on my main antagonist. One of my reviewers felt that this character was stereotyped. Looking at the character and the aspects of the person’s (underdeveloped) personality, I can see that the reviewer was right. I also had to battle that character’s stereotype of being a …

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Fun a Day Reseda – Day 17: When the Earth Shook

On the morning of January 17, 1994, we were asleep in our condo in Laguna Niguel, California. My daughter, who was only a little over six months old, was asleep in her crib. I felt the shaking before. I lived in Reseda when the 1971 Sylmar quake hit. I was 9 and that was my …

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Fun a Day Reseda – Day 16: James at 16 (or Why Does the Media Get Teenagers Wrong?)

Today is day 16 of Fun a Day Reseda and my son’s 16th birthday. So, I’ll talk about a TV show that was out when I was 16, James at 16. I remember James at 16 for two reasons: 1. Three members of our Reseda High girls’ basketball team appeared in an episode (playing basketball …

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Fun a Day Reseda – Day 15: And to Prove My Point About Luck…

Today proved my point about luck. It was a day when I got all the bad rolls. My hard drive at work crashed. My order was messed up at the restaurant. We were late for an appointment (but the person we were supposed to meet was later.) Murphy was working overtime today. What do you …

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Fun a Day Reseda – Day 14: The Challenge of the Empty Storefront

Apparently, the Mysterious Heart Maker of Reseda took my advice. This showed up on a vacant storefront on Reseda Boulevard: