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Gunn – Dartmouth tennis player Emily Zhou is the top ladies player since Rebecca Dirksen

Gunn graduate and Dartmouth recruit Emily Zhou (Gunn 2019, Darmouth 2023) is the best ladies tennis prospect in two decades, since Rebecca Dirksen — two time CCS Champion for Gunn and Wearer of The Green All Time Great at Dartmouth … Continue reading

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Molly Tuttle at Hardly Strictly, 2018

  Palo Altans likely have been following her progress for more than 10 years,  but Molly Tuttle made her debut in 2018 at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in San Francisco. I got a report from my friend who went to Telluride … Continue reading

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Being a Gunn grad makes you somewhat jaded in that you think of world-class scientist more as fathers or mothers of your classmates

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Kudos to KeeSean Johnson the former Paly star and Tinsley VTP student for being drafted by the NFL Cardinals

KeeSean Johnson starred for Palo Alto High, Fresno State and is now drafted by the NFL (Arizona Cardinals) as a wide receiver and is from East Palo Alto. A few years prior, Davante Adams starred for Palo Alto High, Fresno … Continue reading

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Mttt Porteus, ‘hackeando’ sickle cell anemia VS ‘After Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison by Jeff Wall, 2000’

Somehow reminds me of this photograph depicting an early scene from Ralph Ellison’s the invisible man. I’m taking Michael Krasny’s coursing literature thing at Stanford extension and happened to see the Jordan Peele movie “Us”as I was reading TS Eliot … Continue reading

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Three photos I’ve published of my rabbi Akira Tana, plus one of my wife and muse, Terry Acebo Davis, and I (I’m sort of in the selfie with Akira, at Gunn@50, 2014)

Although Wim Wenders says we are in all the photos we take, not just the selfies:

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Will Vinton closed Thursday, at 70

In 1981, or 1982, at Gunn high school in Palo Alto, I took an elective course on film as literature with Frank Ratliff. He showed closed Mondays the 1974 film by will Vinton which won the Academy award. Years later … Continue reading

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Will of the People for Buena Vista Park, public hearing, 250 Hamilton, April 13, 2015

edit to add, the next day: I sat through the four hour public hearing on the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park possible closure or opportunity to convert to homeowners association, which featured about 70 brief speeches, the bulk of which … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the schools

I stood after leaving the Open Forum part of Tuesday’s meeting in the dark with three strangers, with a Mom, her son and another boy,who might have been a speaker, a source quoted above and the son of someone I … Continue reading

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A note on the two Williams I am have linked

First, I paid a condolence call to Mr. William Davis Parker, my old little league coach and father of my schoolmates Nancy Taylor and Bill Parker; Mrs. Joan Parker, who I recalled as having the world’s finest spinach salad recipe, … Continue reading

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