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Zoe, the medical wonder dog

Our own mortality.  We’ve all thought about our own imminent death.  We know we cannot live forever.  We know that “it” will come, whether it’s an untimely departure, or the conclusion to a very long life.   494 more words


5 Challenges of Motherhood No One Warns You About

When I was pregnant, I asked for, and received, a lot of good advice – everything from how to deal with the postpartum baby blues, to when you should start worrying about spoiling a child. 903 more words


A Surprise decision by the High Court. What does it mean? For starters, Fairer Elections

<<< Add these names to the list within this post, and you will agree, that the Supreme Court did the right thing . . . . 705 more words

Knowledge Is Power


Some days, you just get it all together. You know the days I’m talking about. You get up cheery, feed everyone breakfast, talk with and cuddle each of your kids, catch up the laundry, get the house clean, finish a few of those things that keep getting put off, feed everyone lunch, get the kids down for naps on time, even manage a little ‘adult time’ while the kids are sleeping. 267 more words

Look Ma, No Clamps


The carcase is glued up. Thanks Ed for you help.

Next up are drawers and the top. Oh, and along the way, I have to teach myself how to hand cut dovetails…but not tonight. 15 more words

The Dresser

Day Sixty One


I miss the snow. I remember is romantically, however. Forgetting what it is like to scrape off your car when it is freezing outside. Or how it hurts to breathe sometimes because it is so cold. 344 more words


cell phones

The good news: I now have a phone.

The bad news: it’s an iPhone. I would have preferred to stay on a Windows phone, but we’re going to be in an unfamiliar place for a year, and the lack of Paris metro, corporate travel, and native bank apps was worrisome enough for me to shell out for an iPhone on a prepaid (mobicarte) plan (yes, it was hideously expensive and involved standing in an orange store for half an hour waiting for the English-speaking rep to help me). 153 more words

Small Victories