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About this blog: I was born and raised in Palo Alto, and graduated from Palo Alto High in 2013. For the lion's share of that time, I had a starry-eyed adoration for my hometown, and all its perks: top-notch schools, safe neighborhoods, and a boomi...  (More)

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Modern Hospice Care and The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Jun 19, 2018 6:56 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 916

Readers: Apologies for my recent delay in posts! I've been awaiting approval for pieces on a couple individuals in the Ada's employee series. In the meantime,... More
At Home with John Collins, Wherever You Are
May 29, 2018 9:36 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,675

==I This piece is the second in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- the 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,... More
Always Moving: Jazmin Toca's Tale of Joy, Disability, and Purpose
May 14, 2018 1:50 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 7,282

==I This piece is the first in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- the 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,... More
Alcohol, Opioids, the Loss of a Son: One Couple's Journey Through Pain and Redemption
May 1, 2018 10:24 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 9,294

On a Monday afternoon in October of 2017, Rick and Bev Dyer received the call. Their son, Brian, was in the hospital with a “serious but not life-threatening”... More
What Am I Striving For?
Apr 2, 2018 5:05 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 7,834

==I Recently, my work life and professional aspirations have been getting the better of me. In turn, I’ve felt myself getting worse: tension, unease, and discontent... More
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U-Pick at Webb Ranch
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,577 views

Modern Hospice Care and The Death of Ivan Ilyich
By Aldis Petriceks | 4 comments | 916 views

A community in the sand
By Cheryl Bac | 3 comments | 758 views

Couples: “It’s Not My Problem. It’s Your Problem.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 369 views