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The ninth grade at Her­bert Hoover Junior High School in Long Beach, Cal­i­for­nia began with a minor tri­umph. I was assigned Fea­tures Edi­tor for the school news­pa­per, The Scotty Scroll—a name that com­ple­mented our High­landers school theme. Advanced Jour­nal­ism pro­duced … Con­tinue read­ing

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Year Two: Day 255 – A Decade + 1 Year

Today is Sep­tem­ber 11th, 2012, the 255th Day of the Year. This is the 11th year since the attacks on the 11th day of Sep­tem­ber in 2001. In Man­hat­tan the day began in a rou­tine way, the way week­days begin here, but … Con­tinue read­ing

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YEAR 2: DAY 235: SUMMERING THROUGH

Today is August 22, 2012 the 235th day of the year. I last reported (that’s a fairly glib use of the word) to you From This Ter­race on the 11th day of a newly minted year. Although I wrote with hon­esty … Con­tinue read­ing

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YEAR 2: DAY 11 — WELCOME TO 2012: NO WAITING REQUIRED

Today is the 11th Day of 2012, the 2nd year of From This Ter­race. “The high­est activ­ity a human being can attain is learn­ing for under­stand­ing because to under­stand is to be free.” — Baruch de Spin­oza (1632–1677) So much … Con­tinue read­ing

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