Shoot for The Moon

I’m not super interested in astronomy. Although I should learn more – my 9 YO DS wants to be an astrophysicist. It’s been his goal for a good 2 years now. For Christmas, DH bought him the book, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson. Continue reading

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The Upward Spiral of Compassion

Yesterday after school DS asked me why some kids have not-very-nice parents. Yes, he asked that. I said, you just never know why. There’s a great expression, “Be kind. Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.” Continue reading

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Got Called a Ninja & Unicorn

As mentioned, I’m doing a lot more ‘networking,’ meeting people and working to grow my business. A few weeks back, I had a fantastic meeting Saturday afternoon with a technologist who’s looking to expand his business. We’re an ideal fit to connect, and I’m glad his wife suggested we talk. Continue reading

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RANT – Top Myths the Crunchy Community States about Breastfeeding

I originally wrote this in 2011 when my daughter was about 7 months old. Found it on my laptop & decided to post.

This is a rant & I’m admittedly bitter. You have been warned. Still though, I think this is useful info. The “sources” for the following myths are a compilation of: Continue reading

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Seasonal Affect Disorder

Fuck, I am so tired of being cold. I have this fantastic down parka from Iceland, complete with real fox fur trim around the hood. It was a gift from a former employer, and I absolutely adore it. I don’t know that I would have personally chosen to spend the money on such an expensive garment, but now that I own it, I see the value. Continue reading

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Audio of Me Teaching Yoga

One of the regulars in my yoga class asked if she could record audio of class to use while traveling. I said it was fine with me. Continue reading

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What it Means to be a Woman

I’ve enjoyed the show “Big Mouth” on Netflix. This article describes it as, “your childhood in disgusting, humiliating detail.”

Similar to angels and devils on shoulders, the animated series features “Puberty Monsters,” encouraging boys to do, well, you can guess, and girls to do things like make their Moms cry. Continue reading

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