Monthly Archives: May 2012

In Kiely’s Eyes

As a woman in a diverse society, it bothers me when people make generalizations about groups of people.  I suppose we are all prone to categorizing people amongst others, but it is disturbing to me when someone says that a person can or cannot do something, based on their classification with a group.  When babies […]

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Pause

It’s amazing how technology pervades our lives.  In the same week we are cancelling cable, my son said to me, mid-song, “Can you pause it for a second?  I need to use the bathroom.”  Never mind the song was coming from my own lips, with no technology whatsoever involved.   When I was in Seattle […]

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Metamorphosis

This is the time of year of all things buggy.  We saw tons of caterpillars, ladybugs, and butterflies on our hike at Calero County Park (South San Jose) on Thursday, along with a few flies thanks to the horse population close by.  Photo above shows a bunch of our kids looking at a fuzzy black […]

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Super Campers!

Stroller Hikes families had a great time in Yosemite last weekend.   We stayed two nights at Lower Pines campground in Yosemite  Valley.  We enjoyed the luxuries of the Valley ranging from the civilized (pizza and beer) to the pristine (grasses were lush, waterfalls were gushing), and partook in hiking, biking, rock climbing, and hanging […]

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Partner for Life

      Soul Mates.  Life Partners.  These names have an adult connotation, associated with formalities like ceremonies, after careful selection and experience.  The subject of this week’s newsletter, a Partner for Life, refers not to a significant other that is chosen and then celebrated with a formal union, but is about a person no […]

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