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Lent 2016

I love art. I love everything about it. Most of all, I love to create it. This Lent I am giving up filters. Well, not just filters, but it’s easy to say that as a cover-all. 377 more words


I am not afraid to be afraid...

Injuries suck!  I don’t have to tell anyone that.  Not only do they keep you from doing what you love to do, but sometimes…they just refuse to go away. 1,084 more words


Sometimes It Is All About Me

I was 21 when I found out I was unexpectedly pregnant with Alex. I was in my junior year at Smith, but would be graduating a semester early. 910 more words


Mandarin Walnut Salad

You know, I’m really not a salad lover.

I’ve tried.  I really have.  But my heart just isn’t in it.

Truth be told, there are times at a restaurant when I want to tell the server, “I want the grilled chicken and spinach salad, but I don’t want the spinach.   321 more words


Day 9: Retrospection

In the midst of a few very busy days, I found myself thinking back to a quieter time. Specifically to a very warm afternoon last summer, when we had a picnic out on the archipelago. 17 more words


How I use the Twitters (and why auto-DMs make me ragey)

I have been using Twitter for a long time (yes, longer than I’ve had @stompydragons – did you think I was a new kid on the social media block?) and I like to think that I’m pretty okay at it. 718 more words


The Relationship Equation - Numberphile

An excellent summary by Numberphile of the Relationship Equation, explained by the lovely Hannah Fry. It’s a way of converting how couples interact with each other into mathematics, and thereby predict whether the couple will stay together in their marriage. 14 more words