Author Archives: likeitiz

Two Eggs

My daughter and her roomies have discovered a hummingbird nest in the backyard of their Castro rental. Mother bird has been busy tending to her two would-be off-springs. Notice how each egg is a different color. And a great color … Continue reading

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The Dog Goes Everywhere!

My friends from Orinda have been empty nesters for longer than we have been. They raised three kids. Their youngest, a daughter, went to NYU and has been swallowed by the Manhattan scene ever since. In the recent years, we … Continue reading

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Coolest Biker Pooch

While walking around a street fair this afternoon, my hubby and I came across one of the coolest dogs yet!

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Flowers To Greet!

Happy Spring, everyone! My flowers want to greet you all!

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The Gods Envy Us

“I’ll tell you a secret. Something they don’t teach you in your temple. The Gods envy us. They envy us because we’re mortal, because any moment might be our last. Everything is more beautiful because we’re doomed. You will never … Continue reading

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Shoes Eating Socks?

I recently acquired from Zappos a much coveted pair of Jambu Barefoots. It was an older edition so I had some difficulty finding it, and at the color I wanted too. As luck would have it, it was on sale … Continue reading

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To My Nieces On Their Graduation

Dear Ronna and Mara: This period marks such a milestone to you and your family, with a high school graduation and a college graduation in the same year. For us parents, it is a time for quiet gratification that we … Continue reading

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When Is The Right Time To Be A Parent?

I chanced upon a post on the Stanford Alumni Daily Digest a few weeks ago by Vicky Keston.  She called attention to a recent Huff Post article by Stacie Krajchir, founder of The See and Sprout Project, an international creative … Continue reading

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Praise For President Carter, Boo for Hobby Lobby

I listened to an NPR interview of past US President Jimmy Carter on his most recent publication, “A Call To Action.”  In this book, he dares to take on the worldwide injustice towards women.  By far, the most discriminated group, … Continue reading

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Weird Foods

I was driving to work Friday morning with my dog, Beau, sitting at the back. Yes, I get to bring him to work on Fridays! I really did not want to hear anymore the nauseating intimate details of Putin’s Hitler-esque justifications over … Continue reading

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