48 hours in the life

September 5, 2011
I had a whirlwind few days.How lucky am I to have neighbors here on the Kirkmont commune who took us to a barn concert their friends in Gilroy have every September?Up...


November 17, 2010
When I was a kid, we lived in a sprawling, red brick ranch on top of a hill in a suburban tract with no outlet. Yep. There it is. The tract, one of many built in the...

Leaving home to make a new one

November 9, 2010
I didn't expect to love Sunnyvale.But at some point between February and today, the place has grown on us.The ethnic diversity. The convenience of living close to...

Woolly mammoths, monkeys, andstun guns

September 21, 2010
The city in which we live is pretty multi-cultural. Reflecting its population, the place is teeming with ethnic restaurants of every possible flavor: Afghan, Korean,...

Conversation in a thrift store

July 20, 2010
I wanted some fun glassware: cocktail-highball-rocks glasses, and whatever else I could find of that ilk at high-end thrift shops. Something sterilizable, of course.I...

Being neighborly

April 10, 2010
I've never been particularly neighborly. I enjoy my privacy way too much.Besides, I'm not much for living close to others; the two times I have, neighbors cited me for...

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