Happy Blogaversary: Jimbo Times

There are birthdays, and then there are blog-days. Today is the latter for yours truly, as JIMBO TIMES: The L.A. Storyteller completes its fifth year in publication. On this special day, I could think of few activities more fitting than sitting down to write just a snippet about L.A. for the purpose of bolstering the […]

Okay, Let’s Review this Summer 2019

For summer break this year, we created a list of goals for how to beat Summer 2019. We did this because it’s long been known by educators and other professionals that when summer hits cities like Los Angeles, it can be a challenging time for young people and their families in particular; summer’s heat-laden days […]

5 NOs to Remember with Your Fam this Summer

1. No, They’re Not (Always) Trying to Make Life More Miserable. Think about it this way: with everything going on at school before summer break, it’s likely that you didn’t quite have a plan about how to get through summer break. The same is true for many parents and/or siblings. So all of a sudden, […]

Two Sides of Wonder (An 8th Grade Student’s Poem on Being)

U sit and wonder in class,U sit in wonder at home,I wonder why,Why do I wonder,Why do u wonder? But isn’t it all wonderful When we wonder About being wonderful, Or when we wonder about What makes us wonder. I wonder why, actually I wonder why we wonder,And what we wonder. I wonder about my […]