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In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Mad as a Hatter.”

I have a brother, few years younger. He was a favorite child in the family. 

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Paralympian Lisa Czechowski on Facing the Challenge of Preeclampsia

As a Paralympian in the sport of goalball, Lisa Czechowski is used to conquering challenges.

Although she is legally blind, that doesn’t stop her from throwing her body down on a hard court floor to block a ball, lobbed at a speed of up to 30 miles an hour and outfitted with bells, before the other team can make a goal. 534 more words

Science Friday: Pregnancy complications predict heart disease risk

February 18, 2012

If you develop pregnancy-related hypertensive disorders or diabetes, you may have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease later in life, according to research in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. 561 more words

Science Friday

with child: god sustains us

Today I am so excited to turn writing over to Chrissy.  Chrissy and her husband are friends from college that we had the gift of living near as we each began our families. 1,112 more words


In defense of cockiness 

In one of the most memorable scenes from Star Wars, intergalactic pirate and semi-affable roustabout, Han Solo, is running on the fumes of gravitas, testosterone, and sheer, cinematic intensity, navigating the Millennium Falcon through the Hoth Asteroid Belt. 755 more words

April showers bring May flowers

Unless you live here, and then you get several days of snow. Yes, even though it is warming up (50 yay!!), and the snow and ice are melting (yay again!!), we are still expecting five days worth of snow infact. 261 more words

The Joys of Bed Rest

I have had several ideas for my blog over the past several weeks or so but wasn’t feeling my best…and then the inevitable happened and I was put on bed rest.  466 more words