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About this blog: I was born and raised in Palo Alto, and graduated from Palo Alto High in 2013. For the lion's share of that time, I had a starry-eyed adoration for my hometown, and all its perks: top-notch schools, safe neighborhoods, and a boomi...  (More)

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Commonality, and the Dignity of the Peculiar
Jul 30, 2018 6:10 pm
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==I This piece is the fifth in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- a 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,... More
A Concrete Joy: The Life and Love of Charlie Foley-Hughes
Aug 13, 2018 5:36 pm
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==I This piece is the sixth in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- a 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,... More
Guest Post: Youth, Illness, and Advance Care Directives
Sep 25, 2018 8:52 am
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==I This piece is a guest-written essay by Leilani Graham, a Palo Alto native and graduate of Henry M. Gunn High School. Leilani is now a San Francisco-based writer,... More
The Elevating Embrace of a Man with Down Syndrome
Jul 2, 2018 10:44 am
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==I This piece is the third in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- the 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,... More
The Death Conversation
Aug 27, 2018 4:58 pm
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==I In this post, we'll be taking a break from our continuing series on Ada's Cafe, and returning to a particularly important theme in my own life, and in the life... More
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Couples: Philosophy of Love
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,399 views

Trials of My Grandmother
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 940 views

Lakes and Larders (part 2)
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 308 views