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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Tree Lighting Ceremonies

?On Friday night we enjoyed watching Palo Alto’s virtual tree lighting ceremony. It was a very simple ceremony, but it was so wonderful...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 21, 2020
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

What's Missing This Holiday Season?

When our son told me that a friend of his was reading “The Missing Piece," I quickly put it on hold at our local library. Our daughter is learning how to read...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 11, 2020
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Our Last Day with an Elf on the Shelf

We enjoyed our first December with an elf on the shelf. He brought a lot of joy with M&M tic tac toe, Kinder eggs, mini marshmallows roasting over a candle, and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 24, 2020
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Saying Goodbye to 2020

This year especially I enjoyed receiving Christmas cards from friends and relatives. It was great to see their smiling faces and read about some of the positive...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 31, 2020
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Valentine’s Day Fun Part 1

Our daughters and I have greatly enjoyed looking at the Valentine's Day decorations along Addison Ave this year. For the past few weeks we’ve taken detours home...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 12, 2021
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Perseverance Landing

On Thursday morning, I heard that we could watch as NASA

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 20, 2021
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

While we wait

I needed a bit of distraction as I wait my turn to get fully vaccinated.  So I decided to take my mind off of Covid and tackle some more challenging science...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 14, 2021
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Our Evening Run

In the fall of 2019 I started running again a few times a week. Our youngest had just started preschool so I had some kid-free time to get back into a regular running...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 20, 2021
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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Change of Summer Plans

Growing up, I enjoyed spending my summers at camp. Spending 7 weeks canoeing, swimming, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, and living in a cabin with a dozen other...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 26, 2021
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INVEST & INNOVATE

California Budget Update

California continues to struggle with state budget deficits. Revenues are rising but not by enough to eat into the deficit as health care and other costs continue...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
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COUPLE'S NET

Yank the Scab Off

Sunday morning, partly cloudy in Portland. Sitting in a cafe having just had a Caffe macchiato. The art on the walls are life size pregnant women made of fabric....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 27, 2014
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COUPLE'S NET

Can This Marriage be Saved?* Yes.

A real couple is interviewed (and then their identity is changed to protect their privacy). Chandrama Anderson is the counselor. Written by Jonathan Small, for the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 4, 2014
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Marriage Interview: Keep a Sense of Humor

I am working on a series of marriage interviews to share with you. They are anonymous so that these generous people will share a bit of their personal lives with...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 11, 2015
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Follow-up to a Love Script

On January 21st I posted a blog about the Love Script: Arthur Aron's 36 questions...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 20, 2015
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Relay for Life, Menlo Park, August 8

The information below comes from the Relay for Life website. Having had Mom die recently from cancer, this is of special interest to me. My husband and I went...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 3, 2015
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Marriage Interview 10: A Cross-Cultural Love Story

Katja and Bob are celebrating their 44th anniversary in August. They fell in love in 1970 and got married in 1971. Bob was a hot salesman sent over to Europe...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 5, 2015
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Alcohol and the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be a joyous time, filled with cheer, family, friends and love. Yet your reality may be different from that. It can be easy to drink...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 22, 2015
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COUPLE'S NET

My Best Tip for Your Marriage

Take care of your relationship. I realize that sounds simplistic, but it’s not. Love is created by many small acts, and grows. Many of the couples we...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 30, 2015
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I had no Idea How to Deal with Anger and Conflict

Recently I was looking at one of my journals from the early 80s when I was 20 or 21 years old. I came across an entry about an interaction with my guy of that time....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 4, 2016
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Phubbing and other Phone Behavior

I learned a new term this week: Phubbing. According to Baylor University, it means “partner phone snubbing,” or when incessant cell-phone checking damages...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 18, 2016
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