As a parent I spend a great deal of time making sure that my child’s opinions and arguments […]
I am torn about my blog post today. I am suffering from split focus, attention deficit, mommy syndrome, […]
I recently returned from a (somewhat) electronics free vacation. I still had all my devices with me, I […]
I have several pages of bulleted notes for blog posts that I couldn’t get to this week for […]
I was reading an article the other day on the “new trend” of dads being primary caregivers which […]
We went to see Moonrise Kingdom the new Wes Anderson movie yesterday. It was a lovely movie. A vast improvement on the usual young love, Romeo & Juliet story line. Based on overheard comments as we left the theatre, I think you either love Wes Anderson movies or you don’t get them at all.
Our daughter was with us as she is also a big fan of Anderson movies. She is a great person to see a movie with because she suspends belief, gets totally into the story and doesn’t hide her reactions. She will laugh uninhibitedly, cry at the oddest moments and unashamedly cover her face during scary parts. And I can’t reliably predict any of those reactions.
I work with a lot of highly accomplished women scientists who are invested in promoting gender equity in […]
I was reminded that it is graduation season by a facebook post about a cousin getting her MPA. […]
I have had to take a two-week hiatus from the blog due to an overwhelming amount of writing […]
I am so disappointed in the way the Supreme Court case over Affordable Health Care Act is playing […]
Discussions about free speech come up regularly in our house. We all have strong opinions, follow politics and […]
The following was written for the online newsletter of the Middle School my daughter attends. The principle asked […]
My daughter was lamenting last night that her lack of a “best” best friend which was defined by […]
When my daughter was a toddler she developed a fascination with Band-Aids. Every scrape, bump or tumble required […]