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Survival Tips

The Reason I Moved to SoCal and My Daily Oath

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: Archive, Home, Survival Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I wrote this essay as a pitch for Khloe Kardashian's "Fan Sound Off" awhile back, which allows her followers to write about something that they have gone through in their personal lives or a cultural [...]

Just Moved to SoCal Playlist

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Archive, Home, Lifestyle, Survival Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When I first moved to SoCal, I had my high moments but my low moments. There were some days where I wondered if I was going to go through my savings, have no money and [...]

Don’t Forget: California DMV Checklist

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Archive, Home, Survival Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When it came time to register my out-of-state vehicle and get my new California driver's license, I was beyond prepared. I had to go through the California DMV website a few times to make sure [...]

Know Your SoCal Lingo

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Archive, Lifestyle, Survival Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |

When I first moved to SoCal, it took me about a good year to learn all of the different slang. I also had to retire some of my Midwestern terms, such as exchanging "pop" for [...]

The Never Ending SoCal Jury Summons

By | December 4th, 2016|Categories: Archive, Home, Survival Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I was recently summoned for jury duty. Again. This is my 4th year I have received a summons since I registered in the state in 2012. Yup, I am one of the lucky ones. After a [...]

Traffic Tips For Getting Around LA

By | August 11th, 2016|Categories: Archive, Home, Survival Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I used to work for a traffic information provider company in Minneapolis for a couple years and later transferred the job to LA. My job required me to input data from our traffic sources (i.e. [...]