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Notes on the Valley

By Monith Ilavarasan

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About this blog: My parents, brother, and I moved to Pleasanton when I was in the seventh grade. I then graduated from Amador Valley High School, went to college at UC Davis and started out a career in tech. After several years working in large co...  (More)

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Book it to the library
Feb 8, 2023 7:31 am
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Last year I was visiting my brother in Oak Park, Illinois and one of the things that showed up most on any “sights to see” website was the public library. Since... More
The future of homework
Feb 1, 2023 8:04 am
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Hey GPT, please write me a haiku about how the Sacramento Kings are a better basketball team than the Golden State Warriors.

==I Kings rise up strong,
Warriors... More
Now we're cooking with gas
Jan 25, 2023 7:34 am
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As I’ve gotten more into cooking over the past few years, I’ve fallen in love with gas stoves. After years of using old electric stoves I felt like my eyes were... More
Visiting family in India
Jan 18, 2023 7:34 am
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Over the holidays I joined my immediate family on a trip to India. It had been five years since I had last been there and had a chance to reconnect with extended... More
An end of year reflection
Dec 21, 2022 7:25 am
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As this year draws to a close, I figure now is as good a time as any to reflect on the past year. I started this blog series back in the middle of March not really... More
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