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State of the City: Some thoughts on a more eco-friendly Palo Alto

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...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cathy Kirkman, on Feb 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 25 comments | 1782 Views

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Cornell's Great Backyard Bird Count is on this weekend: get involved to gather crucial data

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...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Feb. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 620 Views

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Backyard Farmer: It's time to start thinking about chickens

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...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Cathy Kirkman, on Feb 7, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 15 comments | 1687 Views

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Basic recipe for a quiet Valentine's Day

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,...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Feb. 6, 2014
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Q&A with Howard Hoffman of Palo Alto Dog Owners

This post is a Q&A with Howard Hoffman, president of Palo Alto Dog Owners, a grass-roots organization that he founded last year. 1. ==I Would...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 22, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 5 comments | 1007 Views

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Marley & You: Is your dog a Canine Good Citizen?

This post is part of an occasional series that explores how to make the most of the relationship with our dogs, on both a training and philosophical level. Since...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Jan. 8, 2014
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Animal rights: Monkey see, monkey sue?

Earlier this week a lawsuit was filed in upstate...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Cathy Kirkman, on Jan 4, 2014 at 6:10 pm |
7 comments | 1585 Views

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Holiday time with your dog

Here are a few ways to be extra nice to your dog over the holidays, ascertained from a focus group of dogs that I've been meeting with lately. In general, the consensus...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cathy Kirkman, on Jan 4, 2014 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 700 Views

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Marley and you: Some thoughts on walking your dog

This post is part of an occasional series that I'm calling "Marley and you," (in honor of the book and movie "Marley and Me" about the unruly retriever; check out...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cathy Kirkman, on Nov 22, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 4 comments | 6066 Views

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About Foss: An unscientific survey of favorite children's books about animals

This post is part of an occasional series on animals and pets in art and literature, that I'm calling "About Foss," after ...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Nov. 29, 2013
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