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By Aldis Petriceks

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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
At Home with John Collins, Wherever You Are
May 29, 2018 9:36 am
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==I This piece is the second in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- the 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,... More
Trials of My Grandmother
Nov 12, 2018 4:33 pm
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There was no single change which confirmed, to my mind, that my grandmother had suffered a stroke. She had, of course, but I had been trying to see things... 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
What is a Life?
Dec 17, 2018 1:30 pm
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My grandmother’s second stroke continues, hauntingly, to occupy my thoughts and imagination; with every passing week I am further reminded of her diminished... More
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