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About this blog: I was born and raised in Palo Alto, and graduated from Palo Alto High in 2013. For the lion's share of that time, I had a starry-eyed adoration for my hometown, and all its perks: top-notch schools, safe neighborhoods, and a boomi...  (More)

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Motherlode of Possibilities: A Posture Village in Silicon Valley
Mar 5, 2018 9:35 am
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Growing up in India, Esther Gokhale had a natural love for the human body; whether practicing yoga, dancing, or watching Eastern medical masters around her, she... More
Family Matters: Caring for the Dying, and Their Loved Ones
Feb 20, 2018 9:20 am
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As I walked into the patient room of a local hospice facility early this year, I knew what to expect: An eighty-year-old woman, with gently-curled hair and a strained... More
Community Revisited, Part One: Would I Raise a Family in Palo Alto?
Jan 29, 2018 2:46 pm
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==I These past few weeks, I have thought quite a bit about community. I've been attending Bible studies and discussions at Stanford, specifically focused on community;... More
The Cost of Service
Jan 16, 2018 8:58 am
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In a gently-lit room, there he laid: a man, seeking comfort in hospice after a long battle with terminal cancer. Oxygen tubes and intravenous ports were his markings... More
One Woman's Vision to Empower Breast Cancer Survivors
Jan 2, 2018 11:07 am
Comments: 106 | Views: 4,071

Lynae Dodson, founder of I'm Taking Charge.

In 2015, Lynae Dodson’s mother finished the most difficult fight of her life: a battle... More
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Opa closes in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 7 comments | 2,923 views

Couples: “Everything is a gift of the universe . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 589 views


Calling all photographers!

Enter your best shots in the 2018 Peninsula Photo Contest. Open to anyone who lives, works or attends school within the 650 area code. There are both Adult and Youth divisions and six different categories to submit your digital images. Deadline for entries is Monday, April 2.

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