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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: 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 the share the good times and discuss the challenges of...  (More)

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Cold and wet in the dark
Jan 15, 2014 8:48 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 2,218

It is cold and I am shivering in my swimsuit. Why am I diving into a pool in the early morning darkness in the dead of winter?

It's my kids' fault.

A number... More
Bridging on the Golden Gate
May 17, 2014 11:06 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,038

Despite having lived in the Bay Area for 25 years, I had never walked all the way across the Golden Gate Bridge until a few weeks ago.... More
Close encounters with wildlife
Jun 8, 2014 6:09 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 2,033

The best thing about kayaking in Elkhorn Slough near Moss Landing is that the sea otters have... More
First interview
Dec 16, 2014 10:50 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,023

As each child departs for college, I console myself by thinking of all the free time I will have to finally tackle the to-do list. Well, somehow, before I make... More
The life of Zarf
Jul 27, 2014 12:49 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 1,939

Are you considering acquiring a tadpole to introduce your young child to the wonders of developmental and marine biology? Consider the possible consequences of such... More
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