Category Archives: Personal Kevane life

Chikungunya in the Caribbean

Mr. Abromovitz is among at least 800,000 people this year in the Caribbean and surrounding nations who contracted the chikungunya pronounced chik-en-GUN-ya virus, a mosquito-borne illness similar to dengue, which causes fever and muscle pain that is sometimes severe. It … Continue reading

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When a favoriting can make your day… thanks @goraina

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Petting a wallaby is a great way to end a Saturday evening

Leslie and I and neighbors Alan and Ken had a great time at the Congo gorilla benefit at the Happy Hollow Zoo in San Jose.  How great a time?  Let’s say “petting wallaby” kind of time….  And BTW, FAVL and … Continue reading

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Will the world ever run out of good-humored crime TV shows?

When I was growing up, Petrocelli, Magnum PI, Cannon and Kojak were once a week staples. Now my daughter, along with the entire 6th grade of my daughter’s school, is watching Psych. I had never heard of it. I bet … Continue reading

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What is Chikungunya? Don Vlady explains, from El Salvador, where tens of thousands have gotten it

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The Big Meal by Dan LeFranc at San Jose Repertory Theatre

Saw this last night with Naglee Park neighborhood friends. Definitely the best play of the season.  At first you wonder whether the banal dialogue is going to keep you interested, and then gradually, smoothly, you realize that the dialogue is … Continue reading

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How upset are Santa Clara University faculty?

Upset enough that: Pursuant to Article X.A of the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate of Santa Clara University (“Senate”), we the undersigned members of the Faculty Senate call for the immediate convening of a Special Meeting of the Senate.   The … Continue reading

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