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April 28, 2021

Hump Day Thoughts…


Well over fifty years ago I was a college freshman. My ambitious goal was to graduate college in three years. It was a goal that I achieved. However, putting myself through college meant that I had to come up with a lot of money every semester to pay for tuition and books. I found that being an English Literature major can really eat up your wallet in a hurry. This was well before the days when prospective college students demanded a β€œfree” education or were offered lavish student loans.

The two jobs that I worked throughout college came up short in supplying all the cash I needed. That fact inevitably brought me to the sign-up board. The sign-up board was located in the main administration building of Cal State Northridge (San Fernando Valley State College at the time). It was where all the calls for paid volunteers were posted. It…

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  1. My son LOVES his surf book your wrote for his birthday. Great history!
    and impressed you surfed Mavricks! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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