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On being invited very late to events that have been planned for months

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in Friendship, procrastination, Uncategorized | 2 comments

That headline will lead some readers to expect a mild rant on the order of “don’t you hate it when people don’t have the...

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My boyfriend lied about his debts and now he’s couch surfing

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Advice, Advice Column, debt, guilt, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Write for Advice   Cary’s classic column from Monday, Oct 6, 2003 But he’s an artist. Should I boot him? Dear Cary, My...

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What a tragedy it would be if City College were to close

Posted by on Mar 15, 2014 in #ACCJC, Accreditation Watch, CCSF, City College of San Francisco, Uncategorized | 1 comment

On Thursday nights I play music with some friends while my wife, Norma, takes a singing class at City College. Norma has taken classes...

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Hooray! I’m covered! (by Covered California)

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in Affordable Care Act, Blog, cancer, Covered California, Obamacare, Uncategorized | 10 comments

Wow. I just completed my online application for health insurance in California, and I am amazed how easy and trouble-free it was. And now...

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El Farolito

Posted by on Dec 13, 2013 in Addiction, alcoholism, cancer, People, Recovery, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Below is a short piece from Cary that we included in today’s newsletter. When we originally decided to publish a weekly newsletter,...

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Cary’s weekend archival column: Sept. 15, 2010

Posted by on Dec 13, 2013 in Advice, Advice Column, Christmas, family, Uncategorized | 1 comment

  Visiting my family gets me down Every time I see them I’m depressed for a week   Write for Advice Dear Cary, First, thank you...

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