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Are air fresheners dangerous?

I love it when my personal dislikes are validated by science. I hate stinky, chemical air "fresheners" so I was particularly...

Original post made by MPworkingMom on Sep. 20, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Sep 20, 2007 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 2660 Views

FICTION

A walk into ... adventure, fame, love, heartbreak -- you be the guide.

This is the beginning of a story, but only the beginning. It is your role, if you choose to accept it, to add a paragraph...

Original post made by Mr. Man on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 6, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 44 comments | 5104 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Doing several things at once

Multi-tasking is antithetical to life as an intelligent and conscientious human being. Discuss ... ...

Original post made by Mr. Man on Mar. 22, 2007
Last comment by Slow Flow-er, on Mar 23, 2007 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 2730 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Pasta to live for

If there is a pasta dish better than Penne Sylvia at Woodside Bakery for the lunchtime price of $14, I'd really like to hear...

Original post made by Mr. Man on May. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2922 Views

MOVIES

Top five films of 2006

I didn't see all of the movies I wanted to this year, but here are my top five for 2006: 1. "The Departed" 2. "Little...

Original post made by Mr. Movie Man on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Don't get out much, on Dec 15, 2006 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 12776 Views

ATHERTON

Another Lawsuit for Atherton

Police Officer Pilar Ortiz Buckley has filed suit against Atherton for failing to protect her from a hostile work environment. Deatails...

Original post made by Mr. Varden on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by mad max, on May 28, 2009 at 12:56 pm | 9 comments | 2102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help and Healing the Spiritual Way based on The Teachings of Bruno Groening

The Bruno Groening Circle of Friends is an informal gathering of people who have recognised the value of Bruno Groening's...

Original post made by Mrs. Drew on Jan. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 838 Views

MENLO PARK

Who’s responsible for Allied Arts disaster?

My husband and I recently returned from a six-month trip to find that the Woodside-Atherton Auxiliary to the Packard Children’s...

Original post made by Mrs. S. on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by JANELLE A. ARMSTRONG, on Oct 2, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 11 comments | 3850 Views

MENLO PARK

What Business is Allied Arts In, Restoring Buildings or Supporting Children’s Hospital?

Kudos to “Worried” for analyzing the numbers, and for “Appalled” for raising questions about the capability of Allied Arts’...

Original post made by Ms. Flora on Aug. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2494 Views

MENLO PARK

What If Woodside Atherton Hadn’t Spent $8+ Million Restoring Allied Arts?

The Woodside Atherton Auxiliary to Children’s Hospital at Stanford is good at soliciting funds, as demonstrated by their...

Original post made by Ms. Reality Check on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by no bulldozing, on Aug 4, 2007 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 2515 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Negotiations -- Status Please?

It's been awfully quiet from the APOA and the progress of the negotiations over Atherton's dominating budget item, police...

Original post made by My oh my on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:49 pm | 26 comments | 1321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oct. 13 Ragtime Concert and Benefit

Saturday, Oct. 13, at 2:30 PM Menlo Park's Nan Bostick and Gilroy's Chris and Jack Bradshaw present a multimedia 2-to-6-handed...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Sep. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Montreal’s Mimi Blais Performs Valentine’s Evening in Menlo Park

Famed concert pianist Mimi Blais from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, performs romantic ragtime, waltzes, and other delights for...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 24, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ragtime for U.S.O July 4

At 3 p.m. Friday, July 4 at the First Baptist Church of Menlo Park (1100 Middle @ Arbor) Menlo Park's Nan Bostick returns...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Jun. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zimmerman Ragtime Piano Concert to Benefit Storm Victims

Tues., Oct. 7 at 7:00 p.m. Richard Zimmerman, the grand wizard of ragtime piano, returns from Illinois to perform at the...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Nan Bostick, on Sep 24, 2008 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Montreal Piano Phenom Mimi Blais Performs 2/11 in Menlo Park

Concert pianist Mimi Blais returns from Montreal, Quebec, Canada to perform Wed. Feb. 11 at 7:00 P.M. at the First Baptist...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anne Prescott, on Feb 4, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 2025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multi-Handed Ragtime Blast Mar. 11 in Menlo Park

Menlo Park’s Nan Bostick, a consummate ragtime pianist and historian, will be joined by Mystic, Connecticut’s Ivory and Gold...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Nan Bostick, on Feb 20, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1882 Views

AROUND TOWN

July 4 Multi-Handed Ragtime Blast for U.S.O.

July 4, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. the B's and D's of Ragtime (and you were still trying to figure out your P's and Q's?) return...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Jun. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Montreal Piano Phenom Mimi Blais Performs 10/28 in Menlo Park

Montreal’s piano phenom Mimi Blais brings a special Halloween treat to her many Mid-Peninsula fans performing spine-tingling...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Oct. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ivory & Gold Trio perform 4/14 to help Haiti

Ivory & Gold, Mystic, Connecticut’s ragtime-to-jazz trio, perform Wed. Apr. 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Mar. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1882 Views
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 2,618 views

Chai Brisket
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,855 views

Sometimes "I'm Sorry" Doesn't Cut It
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 1,021 views

Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 977 views

Getting High in Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 3 comments | 667 views