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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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A trip back east
Sep 13, 2023 9:11 pm
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I don’t particularly love to travel. Airports were never my favorite place in the world and it seems like over the past few years they have only gotten more difficult... More
The simple joy of eating fruit
Aug 30, 2023 7:07 am
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When we first started dating my partner once asked me to grab fruit on the way home from work. After I wrapped up my last meeting I stopped by a local grocery store,... More
Donate blood if you can to save lives
Aug 24, 2023 9:38 pm
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On a weekend many years ago I was hosting my brother and partner (then girlfriend) at my apartment. After grabbing some drinks outside we came back to spend the... More
A journey down to Point Lobos
Aug 16, 2023 7:21 am
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When I think of taking off time from work it usually falls into two buckets. The first is an obligation that I have to attend. Things such as a... More
Once in a blue supermoon
Aug 9, 2023 7:40 am
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Earlier this year my partner and I were driving home after visiting some friends who lived in San Francisco. As we exited the Bay Bridge, we noticed a gigantic moon... More
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