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By Diana Diamond

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About this blog: So much is right — and wrong — about what is happening in Palo Alto. In this blog I want to discuss all that with you. I know many residents care about this town, and I want to explore our collective interests to help ...  (More)

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Are parents coddling their kids too much?
Jan 1, 2019 2:13 pm
Comments: 28 | Views: 17,991

Consider the following: Teens, the past couple of years, are complaining more and more that they are stressed out, overworked, and feel bad whenever they are criticized... More
When will this end?
May 12, 2020 1:11 pm
Comments: 56 | Views: 17,949

Who would have ever thought that a tiny little virus, a microorganism, would have the wherewithal to cause our entire world to come to a standstill? Hundreds of... More
Be careful what you call me.
Mar 25, 2019 2:12 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 17,283

Please don’t call me a “lady.” Or collectively address my friends and myself as “ladies.” Oftentimes, I get emails that start off with “Dear Ladies.”... More
I am bored. Are you?
Aug 25, 2020 1:29 pm
Comments: 31 | Views: 17,134

It's been five months now of self-isolation, thanks to the coronavirus. And I am bored.

It's not that I am not doing things -- like four or five zoom meetings... More
Public statues: Up or down? But does the historical importance of the individuals represented matter?
Jun 30, 2020 10:41 am
Comments: 43 | Views: 16,848

The removal of public statues throughout our country, by supporters of Black Lives Matter and many others, is a growing concern, because what started as a very valid... More
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