In my book, I tell what it was like to have prophylactic surgeries after testing positive for the BRCA genetic mutation. I…Continue
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It has come to my attention the use of a word in my recent letter to the editor (Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010) may have caused unintended hurt feelings among members of a specific audience: teachers.
After being told the Rohnert Park School District is considering limiting the number of students able to transfer out of the district, I wrote, my choices of schools for my daughter would become “The rudimentary neighborhood school where my daughter is lost in a sea of children after budget…
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I have two kids and a master's degree from Stanford (not the kids, just the master’s). Those are two contradictory items in my life...it would appear.
I used to work outside of the home. I liked it. Loved it, actually, when I was a newspaper reporter and ran off in the middle of the night to a flood or fire or the guy who shot himself in his garage. Sounds dark, I know, but covering police and fire were my favorites. (Being the schools page editor and covering local government was…
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Since the time I was a child, I remember my father spouting off his mother's wise idioms. One in particular was, "Rich or poor, it's nice to have money."