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Born and raised in the supposed cultural wasteland of Los Angeles, Writer Colleen O'Mara was weaned on bad ‘70s television, concrete freeways, and Barbie dolls. Leaving behind the post-modern suburb of her childhood in the Valley, Colleen moved a decade+ ago to live beside the Pacific Ocean. She now resides in a historic Mid-Century home in Venice, California -- an "Urban Bohemia by the Sea" where  she writes about her emerging community and all the funny, poignant, and powerful experiences that life in Venice brings her way....