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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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Thought and Matter: A Young Man's Search for Interest and Meaning
Jul 16, 2018 8:36 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 7,425

==I This piece is the fourth in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- a 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,... More
The Elevating Embrace of a Man with Down Syndrome
Jul 2, 2018 10:44 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 5,821

==I This piece is the third in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- the 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,... More
Modern Hospice Care and The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Jun 19, 2018 6:56 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 10,340

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: 1 | Views: 7,337

==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: 12,506

==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
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