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Fidelity, Infidelity, Loyalty, Luck

I just read "Vow," by Wendy Plump, in which she writes about her own and her x-husband's infidelity; the benefits and the costs she found. To have a marriage...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 3, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 37180 Views


Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength . . .

. . . while loving someone deeply gives you courage. - Lao Tzu I absolutely love this quote because it’s true, and gets to the heart of the matter in...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 26, 2017 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 37093 Views


"Unpack Your Heart"

Take a listen to Philip Philips song Unpack Your Heart. Most of us, at heart, want to be truly known, accepted,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 10, 2014 at 7:54 am | 3 comments | 37080 Views


Waiting on the Edge of Death

All week I've been trying to write for you, readers. Instead I find myself pacing around, waiting, knowing these are the last few days of Mom's life. I went to see...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 2, 2015 at 9:51 pm | 10 comments | 37080 Views


Do You or Your Partner Struggle with Depression?

Note: If you are under a doctor’s care for depression, check with your doctor before making changes to your treatment program. I am not prescribing anything,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 37071 Views


Izzo shutters in Mountain View

Izzo, an Asian-fusion restaurant on Mountain View's Castro Street, has closed after only five months of business, owner Frank Chang confirmed Wednesday. Chang...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Don't cry for me..., on Oct 18, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 8 comments | 37061 Views


These local restaurants are donating meals to Bay Area residents in need. Here's how to help.

A growing number of local restaurants are raising funds and donating meals to people in need, health care workers, first responders and out-of-work restaurant staff...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Support Agencies, on May 28, 2020 at 3:50 pm | 10 comments | 37039 Views


Bianchini's partners with Instacart, adds same-day delivery

This just in: Fans of Portola Valley's Bianchini's Market will now be able to get those famous stuffed-to-the-gills sandwiches (with an Andes mint on the side, of...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 37031 Views


Is PAMF running amok?

I don't want to write this, but problems at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation are still increasing. For years I have been a very happy patient at their Palo Alto...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by P2L1, on Oct 12, 2021 at 6:53 pm | 46 comments | 36995 Views


Beijing restaurant chain opens in Mountain View

A franchise of Dong Lai Shun, a Beijing restaurant chain, is now open at The Village at San Antonio Center in Mountain View. Franchisee Harry Huang, a native...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Poke Lover, on Jul 20, 2016 at 1:04 am | 8 comments | 36992 Views


Cancer Mask to Butterfly

My sister-in-law, Marjie Anderson of Anderson Creative transformed mom's cancer treatment mask into an amazing butterfly. I don't know...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 36972 Views


Do business executives make good governors or mayors?

Well, it depends. A business executive can have valuable organizational and managerial experience. Executives come from an environment where there is an emphasis...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 24, 2010 at 5:03 am | 98 comments | 36930 Views


A new challenge: What to do when everything is closed?

Who among us would have ever thought three weeks ago that a pretty flower-looking corona virus would spread worldwide so rapidly and would affect so...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Mar. 15, 2020
Last comment by Ron, on Mar 21, 2020 at 6:57 pm | 29 comments | 36912 Views


Opening alert: Chez Franc, bringing high-end hot dogs to Palo Alto

After months of unanticipated delays, a food truck and a $37,000 Kickstarter campaign, artisan hot-dog eatery Chez Franc is finally opening...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 5, 2015 at 3:58 am | 11 comments | 36902 Views


Pursuing passports at the post office

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,...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by GL, on Sep 12, 2017 at 10:58 am | 38 comments | 36859 Views


Singapore's oldest cafe to bring imported coffee, kaya toast to Palo Alto

Come this fall Killiney Kopitiam, known as Singapore's oldest cafe, will have its first U.S. outpost in downtown Palo Alto. Amanda Steckler, a Singaporean native...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 29, 2019
Last comment by Singaporean Food Fan, on Aug 28, 2019 at 5:03 pm | 4 comments | 36857 Views


Employees-turned-owners revamp Cafe Alto, open new restaurant

For more than a decade, 473 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto has housed Italian restaurants, one after another. There was Francis Ford Coppola's Cafe Niebaum-Coppola...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by John Sack, on Jan 23, 2015 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 36811 Views


Sex in the South and East Asian/Arab Communities

I am not claiming to be an expert on sex in the South and East Asian and Arab communities. Yet with the mix of nationalities of people in the Bay Area and Silicon...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Mar 7, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 7 comments | 36721 Views


Goals and Expectations in a Couples Relationship

Do you plan goals and set expectations at work? Of course you do. However, many couples do not go through this process with their relationship, and later wonder,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 36710 Views


Afraid of Hurting My Partner’s Feelings

Do you avoid talking about certain topics because you are afraid it will cause hurt feelings? Many couples do. The proverbial pile under the rug gets so big that...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 36709 Views
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