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Couples: Life Can Change on a Dime

Readers, let me begin by saying that I'm fine. Yesterday instead of seeing my wonderful clients, I spent the morning and early afternoon in the ER. I was newly diagnosed...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by, on Mar 22, 2019 at 1:54 am | 7 comments | 23295 Views


“Say something once, why say it again?”

-Talking Heads I recently came across two important tools for communication. One of them is STOP – Stop, think, observe, proceed. The second one is from...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 13, 2021
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on Aug 20, 2021 at 7:06 am | 7 comments | 13254 Views


Seek Barriers Within Yourself Against Love

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” - Rumi I tell...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 7, 2023
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 14, 2023 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 5430 Views


“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought . . .

. . . without accepting it.” - Aristotle Entertain these thoughts/ideas, let them rumble around inside you for a while. Experiment. “Don’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 22, 2023
Last comment by Joaquin Perez, on Jan 28, 2023 at 4:49 pm | 7 comments | 4472 Views


An upset 40 years in the making

Turnabout took 40 years, but it's refreshing to see upstart Eric Swalwell take down the ancient Rep. Pete Stark, a 20-term incumbent in Congress in a manner similar...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:10 am | 7 comments | 13989 Views


Big plans for the east side

A unanimous City Council last week approved moving ahead on environmental studies for East Side Specific Plan that covers about 1,000 acres. The environmental...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jun 5, 2017 at 5:38 pm | 7 comments | 18327 Views


Barry Taylor: a big heart and a big loss

The sudden death last weekend of Taylor Family Foundation founder and President Barry Taylor sadly serves as a reminder of just how precious every day is. Barry,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by DawnMarie Kotsonis, on Nov 21, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 7 comments | 36247 Views


Museum memories and Nelson Mandela

The memorial service for Nelson Mandela this week sharpened memories that were formed in 2007 and 2008 when I spent a couple of days in Johannesburg as part of mission...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 13, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 7 comments | 17869 Views


Drought demands reductions

You know the drought is serious when the Dublin San Ramon Services District, which treats sewage from Pleasanton, Dublin and portions of San Ramon, makes the evening...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by H2O Watch, on May 29, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 7 comments | 12930 Views


Political posturing about water

Former Pleasanton City Councilmen Matt Sullivan and Tom Pico wrote an opinion piece in the Pleasanton Weekly last week that engaged in some rhetoric that I thought...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by sknywench, on Jul 28, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 7 comments | 16379 Views


What to do with your buckets of water

Following up on my Pineapple Express stories, what do you do with the water you collect in the shower now that Mother Nature has blessed us with so much rain that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Dec 24, 2014 at 10:21 am | 7 comments | 13713 Views


Our paradoxical Governor

You have to hand it to Gov. Jerry Brown. Monday morning, he was sworn in for a record fourth term (the term limits law was passed after he left office after his...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jan 9, 2015 at 7:03 pm | 7 comments | 13492 Views


Governor establishes unprecedented mandatory water restrictions

The governor made official this week what most observers already knew?the state is facing an unprecedented challenge with the drought. For the first time in 75...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Rhel, on Apr 6, 2015 at 9:17 pm | 7 comments | 12516 Views


Radical changes in a lifetime

Rather amazing the world we live in today in the United States. Gay marriage is the law of the land according to a majority of the Supreme Court?somehow the chief...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Play Dough, on Jul 25, 2015 at 6:26 pm | 7 comments | 11799 Views


Blackberry's future looks bright in key niche

After attending the Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group's seventh annual Software Stars at Casa Real, I have a new opinion of Blackberry. I had figured that...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Roger, on Jan 28, 2017 at 3:29 pm | 7 comments | 14142 Views


The governor's busy veto pen

Governor Brown finished up the first year of the Legislature's two-year session by finalizing his actions on the 941 bills sent to his desk. Some were very serious—the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 13, 2015
Last comment by Platon Zhirkov, on Jun 10, 2016 at 5:52 am | 7 comments | 13673 Views


Big changes in store for county courts

Driven by two major factors, the court system in Alameda County will change significantly over the next two years. I sat in on a noon-time briefing Monday by Judge...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Billie, on Oct 25, 2015 at 11:00 pm | 7 comments | 11976 Views


Sunol Valley golf courses to close

Bad news last week for public course golfers with the announcement that the Sunol Valley Golf Club is closing after nearly 50 years. The 36-hole complex was...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Medical Thesis Help, on Feb 1, 2016 at 9:10 pm | 7 comments | 17535 Views


A Costco tempest in a tea pot

Former City Councilman Matt Sullivan and some of his allies are engaging in tossing some stuff against the wall hoping something will stick to Mayor Jerry Thorne. Sullivan...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 30, 2016 at 9:40 pm | 7 comments | 13088 Views


Boston, leaves and lobster

We live in a very old house by Pleasanton and California standards—it’s well over 120 years old. However, compared to what we saw in Boston, it would...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Marguerite Platt, on Oct 26, 2016 at 7:19 pm | 7 comments | 11253 Views
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