Guess What?!

January 8, 2012

Dear Family,

A Grand Adventure is about to begin.
--Winnie The Pooh


Life is always a rich and steady time when you are waiting for something to happen or to hatch.
--E.B. White


Babies are such a nice way to start people.
--Don Herrold


Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.
--Bill Cosby



Hydrofracking and Other Personal Politics

November 20, 2011

Dear Family,

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius--and a lot of courage--to move in the opposite direction.”

—Albert Einstein



“It's hard to think when you're frustrated.”

“Can you make my pants un-side in?”

“I made the purple one by _squeezing_ [the pipe cleaner]--I wanted to make a tyrannosaurus rex, but then it turned into a snowman, and then it turned into a People-Boat."

The TRUTH for various Things

October 23, 2011

Dear Family,

“...With a long and slender body
And the sweetest softest hands
And we'll blow away forever soon
And go on to different lands
And please do not ever look for me
But with me you will stay
And you will hear yourself in song
Blowing by one day

“Oh, hold me like a baby
That will not fall asleep
Curl me up inside you
And let me hear you through the heat...”

--From “Gypsy,” by Suzanne Vega

A Ditty for My Darling

September 27, 2011

He is cute, smart, and funny!
(Through ups AND through downs.)
We met on our bikes
Just before I left town.

I had NO idea that this man someday would be
My husband!! (The truth was, he made me...very giggly.)

Since then we have done
a whole lot of pedaling
On bicycles, first, but with the
universe meddling:

Our lives have gone over some huge bumps and dips...
But even when everything feels like it's tipped,

Date Nights, Leeches, and What Do Big Cats Eat? - Fascinating Articles This Summer

August 25, 2011

If you think the adrenal glands are small and boring body parts, then you should check out this article. I don't agree with authors' ideas on treatment specifically, but this is a fascinating article if you suffer from any of the many symptoms of adrenal fatigue, or fatigue in general.


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