Happy Birthday Dark Side of The Moon

While briefly glancing at Reddit this morning, I saw that it was the 45th birthday of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. As is often the case on Reddit, the comments are even better than the original post. I particularly enjoyed: Continue reading

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Sadness vs. Joy of Kids Growing Up

Saw this on Facebook, “She’s Slipping Through My Fingers,”

This quote struck me:

But it is hard to know that you are no longer the guiding force for your tiny human, that you are no longer the sun to her small planet.

I don’t find it hard. On the contrary, it’s beautiful and wonderful. Continue reading

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The Pain of Disconnection

I adore the band Porcupine Tree. My favorite album is, “Fear of a Blank Planet.” The lyrics of the title track are poignant and beautifully sad – like much of the band’s music. Continue reading

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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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