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Monica Alatorre
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SUSTENANCE
Charlottesville is consuming me. I admit to being obsessed with all the coverage and interviews. It cannot be good for me to watch too much CNN and listen to too many talking heads, but I cannot look away. I am fascinated by how human beings can grow such...

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Thank God for Freezing Soccer Mornings
We were up at 6am, in rural Turlock, California, ready to cheer on a field full of 10-year olds competing in their early morning State Cup Quarterfinal. It was 34 degrees outside -- not so impressive if you're playing winter soccer in Chicago, or New York, ...

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What Can Be Our Response?
Here is an unspeakable secret: paradise is all around us and we do not understand. It is wide open. The sword is taken away, but we do not know it. I am present without knowing it at all, in this unspeakable paradise, and I behold this secret, this wide ope...

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Envision Education announces an opportunity to join our team and help create transformational educational experiences for students in the Bay Area and beyond!

We are seeking an ambitious and experienced Director of Development to partner with our CEO on the design of a local and national development strategy to support the organization through its next phase of growth. The Director will have a strong curiosity about and knowledge of the education funding landscape; a commitment to effecting social change; and an ability to engage people around a common vision. Join us to help young people get to and succeed in college! Learn more at: http://ow.ly/ZLk3z

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Bay Area Teachers! A Happy Hour just for YOU. Join @EnvisionEducation, @KIPPBayArea @EFCPS and @leadps, and each other, @CerrutiCellars this Thursday. Food, drink, networking!

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Comedy Planet with Little T
Overhead: Little T: "Daddy, we're learning all about the planets and the solar system!  Did you know that Pluto is not considered a planet anymore?" Daddy: "No, I didn't know that.  What about Uranus?" Little T: "Your anus is considered a moon ." She'll be ...

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On Migraines and Laughter
OK folks, I come roaring back to the blogging world with two things. Thing one : Yesterday, I got a migraine.  The kind that makes you weep and call for your mommy when you're pushing 50.  The kind that makes decapitation seem like a viable option.  The kin...

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On Migraines and Laughter
OK folks, I come roaring back to the blogging world with two things. Thing one : Yesterday, I got a migraine.  The kind that makes you weep and call for your mommy when you're pushing 50.  The kind that makes decapitation seem like a viable option.  The kin...

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I Came From a Dry Creek Bed
my beloved creek, captured on a rainy spring day in 2012 My sister and her family recently bought a house.  They moved in this past weekend, just in time for Thanksgiving 2015.  It must be a thing our family does: exactly forty years ago, my family moved at...
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