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The Hard Work of Hatching

This week I got to see a baby bird hatching out of an egg for the first time, thanks to a video a friend posted on Instagram....
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Running Together

I am not a runner and never have been. I can’t profess to know anything about the sport or the practice of running. But, the Boston Marathon...
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Finding Beauty in Data

Over the past several weeks, I have been spending a lot of time working on the less glamorous aspects of Braid. Braid has grown enough that we...
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Play Ball!

I wonder what are the words or what is the ritual that for you indicates the winter is over and spring has arrived? That the season of...
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Louder Than Words

I spent most of last week in almost complete silence. I was on retreat for five days at New Calmaldoli Hermitage, just south of Big Sur. In...
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This Is Us

I do not usually watch network TV. But one evening as I was working on my computer, seated in the room where the TV is located, I...
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Learning From Worms

This summer I fulfilled one of my long-time life ambitions of becoming a worm farmer. I started modestly, with a plastic tub in the basement, some newspaper,...
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The Meadows

Since moving to Vallejo one of my favorite places to walk is only a few minutes drive from our house. I like to call it “the meadows”...
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Remembering Peg

This week we have been deeply saddened to learn of the recent death of one of our mentors, Peg Van Loo. Peg had stepped away from active...
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30 Years Strong

It was a wonderful California day for a celebration. The skies were mostly clear, streaked by lines of thin white clouds as though a child had taken...
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