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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Celebrating all month long
Dec 14, 2016 6:04 pm
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As Christmas quickly approaches, I (like many parents) am trying to keep our kids' focus on spending time together and creating memories rather than solely... More
A toy that tries to bridge the gap
Nov 7, 2013 7:42 pm
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My husband and I waited to find out whether my son was going to be a boy or a girl until the day he was born. This meant our nursery had lots of white, yellow and... More
Not Keeping Score
Nov 14, 2013 3:31 pm
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You may have seen the article in The Chronicle a few weeks ago about Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober's new book ... More
Tennis balls and laundry baskets
Dec 14, 2013 1:24 pm
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A couple of weeks ago, my son was lucky enough to spend a week with his great grandparents. In preparation for our trip I crammed tons of toys and books into suitcases.... 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 | 1,434 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.