Category Archives: State of Mind

What is your state of mind when you arrive? What is this mix-feeling of sadness and excitation? Find here personnal stories of people like you.

Fall Mystery Fruit – Exploring CA

On the East Coast I was an avid gardener.  I knew my zone, understood the soil, weather, pruning expectations and least of all, I could identify plants and trees.   None of my East Coast knowledge translates in California.  Plants that … Continue reading

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Grow New Roots and Blossom: A support group for trailing wives

We’ve blogged before about Deborah’s Palm. They offer a wide variety of classes, and groups for women experience challenges throughout their lives, in addition to an open place to come relax and enjoy a cup of tea. Now, coming soon, … Continue reading

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Geek Guide to Silicon Valley: Part 1

One year ago I moved into Mountain View. Six months later I started working for a start-up company and I’m still learning about the Silicon Valley atmosphere. In a few articles I want to familiarize you with Silicon Valley. As … Continue reading

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Horse Riding at Stanford’s Red Barn

Stanford University is affectionately known as “The Farm” due to it being built on Leland Stanford’s Palo Alto Stock Farm, where he bred standardbred horses for racing. What a lot of people don’t know is that nearly 100 horses still … Continue reading

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What does Skype mean to you?

In 2002 I first started to use VOIP technology with Yahoo messenger – 12 years ago. I met my boyfriend, later husband in 2002, in South Africa and had to return to England to complete my studies. You can imagine, … Continue reading

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