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Junior high school in the 1970s

This coming weekend, members of my class from Sequoia Junior High School in Reseda are having a 40th anniversary reunion. I won’t be able to make it, unfortunately. Instead, I’d like to share some memories of being a junior high school student in the 1970s. Actually, there was never a time in history when it was …

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Sixty things I learned at Reseda High School

This year, Reseda High School is celebrating its 60th anniversary. On my website, I’ve shared a number of the lessons I’ve learned at this school. For this list, I picked the 60 most important. Although they pertain to my time there in the late 1970s, they apply equally to high school students today and to all of us throughout our lives.

Fun a Day Reseda – Day 1

This month is Fun a Day Reseda. It’s a community event where you pick a creative project (such as painting, poetry, photography, or revising a novel), work on it each day in January, and present your work in a group show, which will be held on February 28 and March 1. Even though I don’t …

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The two Resedas

I had a wonderful time visiting my hometown of Reseda, California. I went there to do research on my novel, be interviewed by a writer creating a video history of the community, and meet with members of the Reseda Neighborhood Council. As I went through my hometown, I realized I was seeing two Resedas: The …

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Star Wars Memories

I’m updating the pages from my old Reseda High School Class of 1979 site to my main blog. The first of these is an article I wrote in 2005 about the Star Wars prequels and my memories of the first movie that came out in 1977. It will be interesting to see what Disney will …

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