November 18, 2014

The hardest part, so far, of switching to this “having a job” thing has been dealing with the feelings that someone else is getting the best of my kid every day. Jonas is an awesome kid. Sure, he drives me crazy, but he’s an awesome kid. He is funny and kind. He’s fun to play […]

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So, what’s up?

October 16, 2014

Hey-oh! Let’s talk a little about life! Here’s what’s up: I began work on my master’s in Library and Information Science last fall. I started my first library job this week. Today is my second day, and I’m still doing things like getting familiar with the library website and what databases they have to offer, […]

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A few useless tidbits, and why kids are jerks when they have ear infections.

January 29, 2014

The semester started late last week, and it’s clear that it’s going to be a lot more serious than last semester. I’m learning a boat load of new terminology and methodologies. My classes are titled “Introduction to Information Retrieval” and “Introduction to Instructional Design”. I didn’t even understand half of the words in the title […]

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These are my heart songs

November 7, 2013

Bonus points for recognizing the lyric reference in the title. Ginger had a nice prompt the other day, about your top 10 life songs. This is HARD. HARD HARD HARD because music was my lifeline through adolescence, and I associate certain songs, sometimes entire albums, and in one case, the entirety of one band’s music […]

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Look at this stuff, isn’t it neat?

September 12, 2013

Earlier today, there was some awesome conversation happening on twitter and also on Not Raising Brats about the rerelease of The Little Mermaid and how Michelle was hesitant to take her daughters to see it because Ariel is not exactly a great role model. She makes a VERY valid point – Ariel gives up her voice […]

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Brain dump regarding that post that went viral today.

September 4, 2013

This will be a brain dump. And probably not the most well written thing I’ve ever produced, either. When I was a teenager, I went without a bra as much as I possibily could. I hated bras. They were confining. They weren’t comfortable. And I identified with hippies and liberation and decided that since I […]

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Life updates

July 30, 2013

So, there’s a lot going on in my life right now. Really there’s too much for one post, but here it is! Class starts soon. I’m sort of nervous tummy about class starting. Graduate school! I love school. I hope I continue to love school during grad school.   Jonas turns 3 about the same […]

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It really goes by so fast.

May 16, 2013

Today was the last day of Jonas’s first year of preschool. I realize that it was just a little two day a week program, but, I say this like all parents, time is going so fast. When he was a tiny baby, I felt like time stood still. And when people said, “it goes by […]

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My most favorite makeup type products right now

April 14, 2013

Clinique Super City Block Sheer – This product was discontinued for awhile, and my friend Alex and I cried a little. She introduced me to this product years ago, and it was perfect. It’s basically just a nice face sunscreen. It’s slightly tinted and evens out my skin-tone, like a tinted moisturizer. But it’s really […]

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Easy avocado pasta sauce – Toddler Eats!

April 12, 2013

I saw someone mention an avocado “alfredo” sauce on twitter a while ago, and the idea stuck with me. I did a search one day when I had a ripe avocado on hand, and the first google hit was from a big favorite, Oh She Glows. I’ve tried a few recipes from there and have […]

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