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COUPLE'S NET

Miscarriage

I have been pregnant seven times. I wanted two children. I have a wonderful son who will be 18 this year. My last miscarriage was two weeks before I turned 40 (which...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 14, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 4 comments | 37369 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Out with the old, in with the new: Mountain View eats in 2014

Mountain View, particularly Castro Street, is slated to get a slew of new eateries in 2014. Cijjo Restaurant and Lounge (pronounced sy-joe), a contemporary,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Probably74, on Jan 13, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 36148 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Walter Mitty: Secret Life

Despite the mixed reviews, Walter Mitty gives us a view of self that is trying to win the woman, change his own life, and consider his self-image. Whether or not...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 22917 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Should Zoning Ever Change

My answer is yes just as it is for laws regarding civil rights when I was growing up in the 1950s or for laws regarding gay marriage or a women's right to choose....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ban PC, on Jan 12, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 38 comments | 23818 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Santa Clara County restaurants with the most ? and fewest ? health violations in 2013

Food-related 2013 listicles are everywhere this time of year: best restaurants of the year, saddest closures of the year, biggest food trends of the year, etc. Add...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 9, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 11 comments | 33317 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Population Growth

The state Department of Finance released population estimates for 2013 on December 12, 2013. Here are some of the key results relating to Bay Area growth. Since...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 15, 2013
Last comment by Steve Levy, on Jan 3, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 54 comments | 28560 Views

COUPLE'S NET

The Year in Review

What one or two things will I do better than I did in 2103 that will make my marriage stronger and healthier and happier? Let's make a list of ideas here. I'll...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Henri, on Jan 1, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 23453 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Reader's Choice

I usually write on topics that interest me or about recent economic news. For this blog I invite questions on the local, state and national economy issues and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 31, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 7 comments | 19156 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

January food and drink goings on

Make a resolution to eat more gnocchi and sausage; learn about wine, beer and mushrooms or take a cooking class in 2014. A roundup of local food and drink events...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 21060 Views

BIKE FUN

A New Bike for Christmas

It's such a traditional Christmas gift that it's almost a cliché: the new bike. I don't remember ever waking up to find a bike under the Christmas tree, but I do...

Original post made by Janet Lafleur on Dec. 25, 2013
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Dec 29, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 6 comments | 11044 Views

COUPLE'S NET

You're Not Doing it Right!

Dear Chandrama, My husband does things that drive me crazy, and I want him to stop! For example, he reloads the dishwasher, tells me where to turn when I'm driving,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 25, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 4 comments | 30469 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

7 Spoons, 1 Bowl ? Polish Christmas Eve

We celebrate Wigilia at the Stec household, a traditional Polish Christmas Eve dinner that begins after sighting the First Star. Kicking off the festivities,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by maggie, on Dec 24, 2013 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 28001 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Incoming eats at the Village at San Antonio Center

Mountain View will soon have an array of new eateries at the Village at San Antonio Center, a massive multi-use development...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 9 comments | 49535 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Still need a gift? Try culinary.

Giving gifts friends and family will actually use is ideal, but it's hard to know what people like. So give em' what they need instead! Try culinary gifts this year...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Krystel, on Dec 20, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 31977 Views

COUPLE'S NET

For Thanksgiving, Come Write Thanks to Your Beloved (e.g., Thanks for warming up my feet every night.)

I don't think anyone can be told too much how s/he's appreciated. So in honor of Thanksgiving, a wonderful holiday of family, friends and food, let's give thanks...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Dec 19, 2013 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 55720 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Isn't That Nice

I was at a concert recently, minding the box office, when a man rushed in saying he was bringing his wife her eyeglasses. I pointed him through the double doors....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 27393 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Pronouns

Okay, I'm getting tired of the awkwardness of writing him/her and s/he, etc. I am going to randomly write pronouns (and mix it up from post to post). Just sayin'. ...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 27356 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Smitten Ice Cream on its way to Los Altos Whole Foods

"I'm pretty much obsessed with ice cream," said Robyn Goldman, founder of San Francisco-based Smitten Ice Cream. That much is obvious,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Marlene, on Dec 13, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 8 comments | 45202 Views

COUPLE'S NET

The Grace of Nelson Mandela: An Example for Couples

The more I read about Mandela, the more I am impressed by his grace and humility. He initiated healing ? and connecting ? conversations with many people and organizations...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 27002 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Birthday Selfie

OK, I did it. I just took a selfie. Birthday Selfie 2013. I love birthdays. Life is short, so we got to live it up strong on the day we were born. Besides,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Angela, on Dec 11, 2013 at 9:03 am | 10 comments | 31455 Views
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