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Talking with the clay

Or: what was ‘warm hug’? I lived with my parents, Paul and Barbara Weiss, at the family homestead above Palo Alto and Stanford, for the first 10 years or so of their pottery collecting. They would go to Santa Fe … Continue reading

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The Red Sox, a ‘patriot’

On the night that the Boston Red Sox won the World Series in Los Angeles, Anna Eshoo Member of Congress in Los Altos Hills called my mother Barbara H. Weiss “a patriot”. On October 26, in Washington Anna had also … Continue reading

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Thinking of Frances Toor (1881-1956) this week, 62 years later

We have a couple signed copies of books about The Americas (Peru, Mexico) by Frances Toor. She was a relative of my mother. Before my parents collected Pueblo Pottery, they were gifted a piece of  Peruvian antiquity from the Toors, … Continue reading

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This sporting life: campaign journal in 10 shots

I am due to hit the road and go fetch Terry, my Terry, Terry Acebo Davis the former arts commissioner, who produced and designed my Mark Weiss or Mark Bennett Weiss for Palo Alto City Council campaign buttons and yard … Continue reading

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