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RTW: Favorite places to people-watch in LA

Not surprisingly, my favorite places to people-watch in LA are a little more low-key than the usual. And all involve food. Natch. To get to LA’s real roots — not the bleached ones, I like Olvera Street. Yeah, it’s a … Continue reading

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RTW, LA: No beef with an animal-rights conference

I had just been given the key to my luxury yacht and should have kicked back and enjoyed myself. It would have been the first time in my two-month global marathon that I actually relaxed. But something was nagging at … Continue reading

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RTW, LA: You, too, can rent a luxury yacht

The last days of my RTW trip were spent on a luxury yacht right across the street from where I lived in Marina del Rey, California, more than a decade ago. I’d gone sailing many times when I lived there … Continue reading

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RTW, LA: Deja vu with a view — the backstory

They say you can’t go home again, but you can certainly try. And have fun doing it. My desire to live in Los Angeles  began when I was in the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. This was almost a quarter … Continue reading

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Flying home on free ticket as RTW trip comes to an end

In transit today, flying cross-country from L.A. to Pennsylvania, where my nearly three-month RTW odyssey will finally come to an end. Flying on FREE American Airlines ticket. Details on that; how you, too, can stay on a luxury yacht for … Continue reading

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RTW, LA: Chance encounter leads to voyage to my past

Next: Chance encounter leads to luxury yacht that takes me on surreal time trip. I’ll be getting right on that after “splashdown” from my round-the-world journey, back home in Pennsylvania. It’s been a great ride, but I sure won’t miss … Continue reading

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RTW: Lights, camera, oops! Me, a Hollywood stagehand

As the saying goes, when life gives you lemons… I know an enterprising woman in L.A. who not only makes lemonade; she savors every drop. One time she ended up in a wheelchair for months. Instead of twiddling her thumbs, … Continue reading

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