By Cheryl Bac
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About this blog: I'm a wife, stay-at-home mom, home cook, marathon runner, and PhD. I recently moved to the Silicon Valley after completing my PhD in Social Psychology and becoming a mother one month apart. Before that, I ran seven marathons incl... (More)
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Oct 26, 2019 11:32 am
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Growing up Halloween was never a big holiday for my family. I remember my mother making us costumes to wear to our school carnival. And I remember growing pumpkins... More
The holiday season
Oct 16, 2019 2:53 pm
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Halloween is already in full swing for us. We are decorating pumpkins and finalizing costumes. Somehow celebrating Halloween always reminds our kids that Christmas... More
What to do with all those cardboard boxes
Oct 9, 2019 7:30 pm
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I hate throwing away cardboard boxes before first turning them into something else. With the right attitude, a cardboard box can become the perfect creative... More
And then there was one
Sep 30, 2019 1:01 pm
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Our oldest kids are in school for a significant part of the day. I’m enjoying larger chunks of one on one time with our youngest. When the school year started,... More
Sep 27, 2019 3:34 pm
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As our kids grow up, I’m finding myself with small chunks of kid-free time. And I’m slowly adding activities back into my life that I put on hold when they... More
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Umami Burger calls it quits in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 15 comments | 9,282 views
Couples and Premarital : "Who we are . . . depends in part . . . on who we love."
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 2,644 views
Flying: How much is enough? It's personal.
By Sherry Listgarten | 9 comments | 2,189 views
Wait, wait – we’re working on it
By Diana Diamond | 10 comments | 1,436 views
My Pet Peeves
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 7 comments | 1,247 views
Short story writers wanted!
The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.