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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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Two Days to Save This Dog?
Aug 26, 2014 9:50 pm
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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
Backyard Farmer: It's time to start thinking about chickens
Jan 31, 2014 1:10 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 6,163

This post is part of an occasional series that explores what people are doing in their backyards for green living. You know that it's time to think about chickens... More
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