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Two Decades of Kids and Counting
Two Decades of Kids and Counting

By Sally Torbey

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About this blog: 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 share the good times and discuss the ...  (More)

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Enjoying jetlag
Jan 5, 2017 1:10 pm
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We spent the holidays in my husband’s country of origin, Lebanon. After 10 days of continuous feasting and feting with relatives and friends in a time zone... More
Sing and celebrate
Dec 5, 2016 5:43 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,717

I recently joined the choir at our church. I have wanted to join for many years but teaching Sunday school took priority when our kids were little and weeknight... More
A night to remember
Oct 3, 2016 7:57 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 3,320

This weekend the Performing Arts Center at Palo Alto High School was officially opened with A Gala Celebration of the Performing Arts, and it was a night to remember!... More
Will self-driving cars hurt Cozy Coupe sales?
Sep 21, 2016 5:06 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 16,143

Yesterday morning I maneuvered my too-adorable two-year-old cousin down the sidewalk in a vibrant orange and yellow Little Tikes Cozy Coupe, while she delightedly... More
Pursuing passports at the post office
Aug 16, 2016 5:12 pm
Comments: 35 | Views: 16,400

Last Monday found my husband, me, and our two teenage daughters at the post office renewing the girls’ passports. Because they are under 18 years of age,... More
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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