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COUPLE'S NET

"Everything has a Crack. That's How the Light Gets In." Leonard Cohen

Our marriage is not perfect; our partner can not fulfill all of our needs (yet may fill many); our children are not the reflected best aspects of ourselves -- and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 269153 Views

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7 Do's and Don'ts For Staying Connected as a Couple During Grief

My heart goes out to the families and friends of the young people who have died in our community lately. It is shocking and saddening beyond words. I specialize...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Stephan Bashkir, on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:43 pm | 8 comments | 236677 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Today is Yesterday's Tomorrow

Aside from being questionably deeply philosophical, there are practical considerations for couples in this statement. "I'll work on our marriage tomorrow."...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 147342 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

What is a "ton" of carbon dioxide anyway?

When I first started reading about climate change and all of the carbon dioxide emissions, I wondered what they meant by a “ton” of carbon dioxide, or...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Dec 8, 2019 at 9:29 am | 15 comments | 83022 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"5 Sex Languages" and Three Categories of Sex

There’s a new book called 5 Sex Languages by Dr. Douglas Weiss that I think will be helpful to couples. The five sex languages are: Fun; Desire; Pleasure;...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 79145 Views

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Grief and the Holidays

All the hubaloo around Christmas and New Year celebrations can be so painful or irrelevant when we're grieving the death of a loved one, a loss of a relationship,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 78159 Views

TIM TALK

Hacienda Business Park evolves to meet demand

Since it was approved in the 1982, Hacienda Business Park has consistently evolved to accommodate changing market conditions. As General Manager James Paxson told...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by thebigpaul, on Apr 20, 2017 at 5:40 am | 4 comments | 75957 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"If You Don't Know, You Know: No"

I read this quote recently (and don't remember where; sorry, author), and it hit a nerve with me. How hard is it to say "No"? Pretty difficult for some of us,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 70787 Views

TIM TALK

Taxpayer-funded universal preschool is no panacea

Democrats ranging from President Obama to California Senate leader Darrell Steinberg to progressive New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have all been pushing ahead with...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Apr 10, 2014 at 9:38 am | 18 comments | 68312 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Calculate your EV mileage (custom for CA)

There was an interesting discussion in the comments of a recent blog post, and I thought it would...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jun 6, 2019 at 1:15 pm | 15 comments | 67693 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Love is Sustained by Action; a Pattern of Daily Devotion

"The Five Magic Hours" (from Dr. John Gottman of the 'Love Lab' in Seattle) is for those of you who are busy: - Two minutes every morning, eye contact, kisses...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 29, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 2 comments | 65252 Views

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For Thanksgiving, Come Write Thanks to Your Beloved (e.g., Thanks for warming up my feet every night.)

I don't think anyone can be told too much how s/he's appreciated. So in honor of Thanksgiving, a wonderful holiday of family, friends and food, let's give thanks...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Dec 19, 2013 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 64650 Views

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Neuroplasticity: Ask for a Change

I've been writing a lot recently about looking at ourselves and making changes in our own behavior (which is in our scope of influence ). I know some of you are...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by starting with the man in the mirror, on Nov 11, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 59177 Views

TIM TALK

School board should heed advice from council members

City Council members offered school trustees some excellent advice at their meeting this week—be careful about putting a bond measure on the November ballot. Several...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Mar. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 57615 Views

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Love Means Having Someone to Lose: Engineers Not Exempt

Formula 1 race driver and World champion Niki Lauda reminds me of a lot of Silicon Valley engineers I've met. I saw the movie 'Rush' a few days ago with my teenage...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 15, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 57413 Views

TIM TALK

BART contract still needs work

The BART strike finally has ended and pundits—including yours truly—are asking who won. That still will be a matter of debate, but it's no question...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 27, 2013 at 7:25 pm | 20 comments | 55494 Views

COUPLE'S NET

From Crazy in Love to Love of My Life

When we were courting (yes, I know that's an old fashioned word), we were on our best behavior without any effort. We were trying to win over our beloved. S/he was...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 18, 2013 at 9:12 am | 9 comments | 55096 Views

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The Valley of Heart's Delight

What is now Silicon Valley was originally known as The Valley of Heart's Delight for its concentration of orchards, flowering trees, and plants. Until the 1960s...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 5, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 54823 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"What Did You Do?"

On a recent warm fall afternoon, I notice a man riding his bike with a huge mixed bouquet of flowers in his basket. I watch as he turns north from Willow onto Middlefield,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 54363 Views

COUPLE'S NET

A World Series Example: Be Explicit

Game one, second inning; St. Louis's Wainwright pitching, high pop up. Looks like he signals that he'll catch it. Catcher Molina comes running up, but defers to...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:11 am | 4 comments | 54085 Views
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