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By Anita Felicelli

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About this blog: I grew up in Palo Alto and now live in Mountain View with my husband, daughter and two corgis. After about a decade grappling with the law, first as a law student at UC Berkeley and then as a litigator around the Bay Area, I left ...  (More)

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Should You Read Dave Eggers' "The Circle"?
Oct 26, 2013 1:49 pm
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In Dave Eggers' latest novel "The Circle," Mae Holland is a 24-year-old college graduate working at a dead-end job in a small town near Fresno when her college roommate... More
The Spectacular Now-- Does it Live up to the Hype?
Sep 7, 2013 10:44 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 5,897

I was late to watching the film "The Spectacular Now." On Twitter, two young adult authors I admire praised the film: Stephen Chbosky ("The Perks of Being a Wallflower")... More
Honeycreek: Chinese Tearoom and Lounge
Oct 19, 2013 2:43 pm
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Honeycreek is a relatively new and decadent Chinese tearoom and lounge located at 124 Castro Street that serves Taiwanese bubble tea, hot tea, desserts, snack food... More
Where to Get the Best Samosas During Diwali
Nov 2, 2013 9:12 am
Comments: 22 | Views: 5,507

While eating at one of several high-end local Indian restaurants last month, I had a craving for samosas. I ordered the "cocktail" samosas, but was totally disappointed.... More
Q & A with Zach Gospe, 17-Year-Old Singer-Songwriter
Nov 29, 2013 1:19 pm
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Unlike involvement in Habitat for Humanity or student government or sports, independent artistic pursuits aren't an automatic plus for college applications,... More
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