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The Tone of Warmth, Comfort and Security

There are two distinctive sounds that I derive great comfort from… especially when I’m under a great deal of stress.

One is the mechanical voice from a 1980’s Texas Instruments Speak & Spell, and one is the sound of a 52 deck of playing cards being shuffled. 731 more words

Surviving Child Abuse

Steve Jobs and Parenting Advice

Several months ago, articles began circulating the internet about how Steve Jobs strictly limited his children’s access to technology in the form of iPads, iPhones, and computers in general. 357 more words


#TBT Favorite Toys from The 80's

Happy Throw Back Thursday! For the next month, I’m going to dig into my hazy memory over my last thirty (cough, cough) something years and pull out some pretty awesome Generation X memorabilia for #TBT. 663 more words