Monthly Archives: September 2012

A DAM GATEWAY TO HELL?: PERSONAL CHALLENGE, DAY FIVE (9.21.12)

Today I decided to explore another place that I pass every day on my way home from work, the Devil’s Gate Dam in Pasadena.  I know there are tons of urban legends surrounding this particular area but per usual, I refuse to do any concrete research before visiting the area.  I don’t want to taint my experience. First of all,

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THIS PLACE USED T0 BE A ZOO: PERSONAL CHALLENGE, DAY FOUR, (9.20.12)

Today, I decided I would check out the old Los Angeles Zoo, located in Griffith Park.  My students gave me the idea.  They are loving my new personal challenge to go somewhere new everyday.  It is now a ritual when they walk into class to ask me what about my daily excursion plans.  Some of my students even made lists

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