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Ad Libs: An evening with Adams

It was a true pleasure to hear the composer John Adams speak last night at the Cantor Arts Center. Kronos Quartet violinist David Harrington conducted a free-flowing...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 7, 2009
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Ad Libs: An evening with Adams

It was a true pleasure to hear the composer John Adams speak last night at the Cantor Arts Center. Kronos Quartet violinist David Harrington conducted a free-flowing...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3718 Views

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On Being Invited to do an Economy Blog

I have mixed feelings about Town Square. I like the idea of a forum for community online conversation. When Jay Thorwaldson approached me, I wanted to respond positively...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 6 comments | 16491 Views

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On Being Invited to do an Economy Blog

I have mixed feelings about Town Square. I like the idea of a forum for community online conversation. When Jay Thorwaldson approached me, I wanted to respond positively...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 6 comments | 4624 Views

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Ad Libs: Lend me a tenor

There was a great story this week in the Vancouver Sun about hapless singers from a Canadian choir standing out on a freezing bridge in their tuxes, trying to recruit...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Apr 3, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 14529 Views

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Ad Libs: Lend me a tenor

There was a great story this week in the Vancouver Sun about hapless singers from a Canadian choir standing out on a freezing bridge in their tuxes, trying to recruit...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Apr 3, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 4172 Views

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Is the 'California Dream' over?

In recent weeks there have been a series of articles in the national press about the California economy with the common theme that the "California Dream" is over....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 16296 Views

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Is the 'California Dream' over?

In recent weeks there have been a series of articles in the national press about the California economy with the common theme that the "California Dream" is over....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 4875 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Thanks for jumping in

Before our daughter was born, my son and I frequently browsed the books at the local libraries and bookstores. I enjoyed seeing what books caught his eye, especially...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 6, 2015
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Staying Awake Makes a World of Difference

Over Memorial Day Weekend our family took a trip to Gilroy Gardens. It's been less than 2 months since our last visit, so I was expecting a very similar day. I...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 26, 2015
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Family Outing - Inside Out

Our family recently watched the movie Inside Out. Although it is an animated movie, this outing was definitely more for my husband and myself than for our two little...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 30, 2015
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What do I enjoy?

This year, our family filled up Father's Day weekend with soccer. With both Copa America and Euro 2016, soccer has taken up a large part of our summer so far. ...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 20, 2016
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Last minute summer activities

Last week we met up with a friend at Holbrook-Palmer Park. We lucked out and went when Atherton Library was hosting their

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 10, 2016
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Water, baking soda, vinegar and slime

It's not always easy to find activities, projects and crafts that are appropriate for both preschoolers and toddlers. Some supplies, such as scissors, glue and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 24, 2016
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Dropping naps

When a toddler drops a nap, it can take awhile for everyone to adjust. When our son started dropping his nap, I was pregnant with his sister and unsure how...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 19, 2016
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The timing is wrong

We made Christmas presents for relatives this summer and worked on our son's Halloween costume in August. Yes, the timing was all wrong, but the enthusiasm was...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 26, 2016
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Holidays filled with joy and sadness

While December is a merry time filled with wonder and happiness, not everything is joyous. One of our relatives recently spent some time in the hospital after...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 24, 2016
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Talking about baby

I'm very lucky to be pregnant at the same time as two of my close friends. Our due dates are within just a couple of weeks of each other. The three of us...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 14, 2017
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Joining in

As a parent of young children, I hear a lot about how important it is to "join in." How we parents should not only take photos of our kids but get in...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 22, 2017
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Reading by flashlight

We all know that reading books and bedtime go together very well. Books can help kids sit still and unwind after a long day of running around. I used to read to...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 4, 2017
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