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Two Decades of Kids and Counting
Two Decades of Kids and Counting

By Sally Torbey

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About this blog: About this blog: I have enjoyed parenting five children in Palo Alto for the past two decades and have opinions about everything to do with parenting kids (and dogs). The goal of my blog is to share the good times and discuss the ...  (More)

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Pursuing passports at the post office
Aug 16, 2016 5:12 pm
Comments: 34 | Views: 14,748

Last Monday found my husband, me, and our two teenage daughters at the post office renewing the girls’ passports. Because they are under 18 years of age,... More
Making marmalade
Aug 3, 2016 11:42 am
Comments: 26 | Views: 6,699

We have a huge and prolific orange tree which bears fruit year round. This abundance is at once marvelous, as we have an unlimited supply of orange juice for breakfast... More
Surfing to sixty
Apr 11, 2016 10:57 am
Comments: 24 | Views: 2,859

Now that I have crossed over to my late fifites and am on the inevitable slide to sixty, I have a new goal. I want to learn to surf. This is a long held ambition... More
Emma’s Revolution in concert with Dance Visions next weekend
Mar 20, 2016 8:04 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,342

For almost a decade now, barring sick kids or a traveling husband, Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings find me at Cubberly Community Center at my favorite early... More
Sleeping with the fish
Mar 8, 2016 6:50 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 938

I doubt there is a better sleep aide than watching fish float in kelp swaying gently to and fro, unless it is studying an amorphous cluster of hundreds of anchovies... More
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