By Paul Bendix
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About this blog: A 32-year resident of Menlo Park, I regularly make my way around downtown in a wheelchair. This gives me an unusual perspective on a town in which I have spent almost half of my life. I was educated at UC Berkeley, and permanentl... (More)
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Attack of the Memory-Killing Tomatoes
May 16, 2014 9:53 am
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I don't know how they kill my memory,,,but I know why. To make me forget how much money I annually dump into home gardening.
What's a writer guy in a wheelchair... More
The Loss of Mr. Potato Head
Feb 17, 2015 5:50 pm
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Last month, something possessed me to plant potatoes with my widowed neighbor and her precocious two-year-old. Perhaps I needed to witness things budding, to reaffirm... More
May 31, 2014 10:24 pm
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Aside from leafy streets and property values, can't our fair suburb have some verve?
Downtown's next small experiment widening spaces for sidewalk cafés... More
Nov 9, 2014 8:51 pm
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It's over. Lawn signs are disappearing. The Farmers' Market is selling produce, not politics. And what are the lessons?
For me, it's simple. Stay involved.
A Street Fair by Any Other Name
Jul 17, 2014 9:18 am
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It's reliably enjoyable, not to mention multifaceted and diverse...Menlo Park's public event of the year, the Connoisseur's Marketplace. And it's happening this... More