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Love That Pup

By Cathy Kirkman

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About this blog: This blog explores life in Palo Alto with our dogs, cats and other pets, as well as the urban wildlife around us, the title being a reference to Sharon Creech's lovely story, "Love That Dog." I grew up in Palo Alto surrounded by ...  (More)

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A Reprieve for Elon!
Aug 28, 2014 8:55 pm
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Good news to report today about Elon, the stray dog at our shelter who needed to be rescued by today 8/28 to avoid being put down. See my ... More
Two Days to Save This Dog?
Aug 26, 2014 9:50 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 1,213

A dog named Elon is slated to be put to death soon at our Palo Alto animal shelter, unless someone does something... More
State of the City: Some thoughts on a more eco-friendly Palo Alto
Feb 19, 2014 9:16 am
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I recently read about Nancy Shepard's State of the City address, and was glad to see a focus on the quality of life for residents here in Palo Alto. She's a neighbor... More
Cornell's Great Backyard Bird Count is on this weekend: get involved to gather crucial data
Feb 15, 2014 8:39 am
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If you have time this weekend, you might want to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count. It's a project of the Cornell Lab of... More
Basic recipe for a quiet Valentine's Day
Feb 6, 2014 4:01 pm
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Here's an idea for a lovely Valentine's Day, namely a quiet evening spent at home. It's for anyone thinking of staying home for the evening, be it couples, families,... More
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