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TIM TALK

Many more questions than answers for 2021

As the New Year dawns at midnight, I’m hard pressed to find a time with so many more questions than answers. Yes, there’s great news about vaccines...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 31, 2020
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Jan 1, 2021 at 12:11 pm | 8 comments | 2949 Views

TIM TALK

Such a different holiday season, the reason for the season remains the same

Today is Christmas Eve and, like Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day tomorrow, likely it will be strikingly different than any other. Traditional activities, including...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 24, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 31, 2020 at 5:26 pm | 19 comments | 2525 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: Do Women Truly Want Men to be Vulnerable?

I think women want men to be emotionally vulnerable. I don't think women want men to be career, financially, or physically vulnerable. This is a conundrum. For...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 31, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6081 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: Emotional Forensics

If you've watched a crime show or read a mystery, you know the investigator looks at the crime and then works his or her way back to figure out what happened, and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 24, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5095 Views

TIM TALK

Making headlines for the wrong reason

The Livermore Valley’s congressional representative Eric Swalwell has found himself in the news for all the wrong reasons this month. An Axios investigative...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 22, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Dec 24, 2020 at 8:33 am | 19 comments | 2981 Views

TIM TALK

Following the science or doing what I say not what I do

The most unusual holiday season of our lives is roaring upon us as public health officials in the Bay Area and California strive to keep us “safe” by...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 17, 2020
Last comment by BobB, on Dec 21, 2020 at 3:49 pm | 9 comments | 2783 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: In-Laws and the Holidays: Three Tips

I hope you have wonderful, loving, accepting in-laws. Whether you do or not, here are three tips for in-laws and the holidays: 1. Remember that you and your partner...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5525 Views

TIM TALK

Drive-thru in downtown Pleasanton

Downtown Pleasanton is known for its outdoor dining and quaint shops, but not drive-thru lanes. Pivoting in the pandemic, Inklings Coffee & Tea has changed that....

Original post made by pleasantonweekly.com on Dec. 15, 2020
Last comment by Steve Gardner, on Dec 17, 2020 at 6:14 am | 2 comments | 4184 Views

TIM TALK

Struggling restaurants suffer another hit

Thank goodness that some of the Bay Area’s public health officers think for themselves when it comes to the COVID-19 virus. San Mateo County’s Dr. Scott Morrow...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 10, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Dec 16, 2020 at 3:57 pm | 7 comments | 3145 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Texas, Trump, The Case of Schrodinger’s Cat and What’s Next

Texas has always enjoyed an inflated self-image – 'too big for its britches' in the local parlance. Size matters – so coming over the Sabine River bridge...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Dec. 11, 2020
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 15, 2020 at 7:35 am | 19 comments | 7719 Views

TIM TALK

Supreme Court finally upholds religious freedom

Churches have been singled out by public health officials and Gov. Gavin Newsom for particularly unconstitutional treatment during the pandemic lockdowns. Fortunately,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 8, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Dec 14, 2020 at 1:26 pm | 21 comments | 3232 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Please Join Me: Donate to Second Harvest Food Bank

I urge you to make a donation to Second Harvest Food Bank. If each of you who reads this donates even $5, that could bring in at least $10,000, providing 20,000...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 11, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5752 Views

TIM TALK

The only certainty is uncertainty

Now that we are in the 12th month of 2020, we can look back and look ahead with the only certain thing being uncertainty. None of us, other than the creator,...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 3, 2020
Last comment by Cohoax Hannity, on Dec 8, 2020 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 2471 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"Calling Invisible Women" [and Men] by Jeanne Ray

Calling invisible Women is an entertaining novel, but it really got me thinking about how women -- or men, may become invisible in a relationship. In the story,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 4, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5485 Views

RAUCOUS CAUCUS

Point/Counterpoint: Biden’s Catholicism a big deal?

Blogger’s notes: ==I This exchange is sufficiently off-topic in the Comments of the previous blog that it’s better as a freestanding edition. I’d...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Nov. 19, 2020
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Dec 2, 2020 at 12:35 pm | 44 comments | 4278 Views

TIM TALK

Being brave to speak up in these challenging times

Brenda Salter McNeil, a black professor, pastor and author, has changed her view on what’s necessary to achieve racial justice in America. In a conversation...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by Rich Buckley, on Dec 1, 2020 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 2427 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples and Premarital: Personal Weather Report (TM)

Your partner can not read your mind, and my husband can not read mine, either. You actually have to say what's on your mind. One homework exercise I like to give...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 27, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6128 Views

TIM TALK

Giving thanks in this season

Happy Thanksgiving It’s a day and a season to count our many blessings. Yes, we’ve lived through an unprecedented year with the COVID-19, racial and social...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 26, 2020
Last comment by jacktenben, on Nov 26, 2020 at 10:25 pm | 3 comments | 2070 Views

TIM TALK

CityServe pivots and continues to serve homeless people

Like so many non-profits, CityServe of the Tri-Valley pivoted to a virtual event Monday for its 8th annual Prayer Breakfast. The program streamed on YouTube ran...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 24, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2083 Views

TIM TALK

Wise decision by school trustees to halt new school at Donlon

Pleasanton school trustees have taken a wise step to put the new school on the Donlon Elementary campus on hold. It was just a month ago that it appeared the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Nov. 17, 2020
Last comment by Wise decision by school trustees to halt new school at Donlon, on Nov 23, 2020 at 4:05 am | 2 comments | 2203 Views
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