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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Come hear the music!
Aug 21, 2015 1:18 pm
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This summer we rediscovered a favorite activity, the City of Palo Alto's Twilight Concert Series. We love that we can bike or walk to the venues. It's free with... More
The jury duty juggle
Aug 16, 2015 2:42 pm
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Our household breathed a collective sigh of relief last Friday when, after a week of serving as an "on-call juror", our son was informed that his service was not... More
Fruit and flowers
Aug 8, 2015 10:24 am
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This summer, in between a minimum of twice weekly trips to the airport (our five children have been coming and going from various adventures at random intervals)... More
Jun 22, 2015 10:11 am
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We are all happy that our younger son is back home after finishing his first year of college, but the happiest of all of us is the dog.
I feed the dog twice a... More
Houston here she comes!
Jun 12, 2015 5:18 pm
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It is immediately obvious whether the person to whom I'm speaking has ever been to Houston when I mention that our soon-to-be-college-graduate daughter is moving... More