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Real Estate - October 4, 2013

Larger than life

Palo Alto Commons resident builds huge game boards, making Scrabble a team sport

by Carol Blitzer

Bob Deal has been making things out of wood for much of his life. So when he moved into Palo Alto Commons seven years ago, it made sense that he'd find something to build out of wood for his new community.

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Posted by palo alto resident, a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Oct 6, 2013 at 12:52 pm

What a wonderful story - my mom lives at Palo Alto Commons and thoroughly enjoys it. I love that Mr. Deal is still creating art at 93!