February 4th 2010 on a website then called Wishing For Horses this appeared. It was my first blog post. Thinking back I didn't really know what I wanted to do with my shiny new website but I was excited! I had a lot of ideas! Would I chronicle my life as a parent of sons … Continue reading Hello Internet, Ten Years Later…
Summer is prime time for reading! On the beach, by the lake, snatching a chapter on break at the Dairy Queen, up way past your bedtime (just one more chapter!) Here's what I've been reading this summer. What about you? Any recommendations? Join me on Goodreads for more! Summer Days and Summer Nights Twelve Love … Continue reading Summer Bookworm
As you know, I love the internet. In this series I’ll show you the bloggers, vlogers and websites I get inspiration from. Mighty Girl AKA Maggie Mason is my favorite inspirational blogger. She's the one who encouraged us all to make a Life List. A list of things big and small, silly and stupendous to … Continue reading Meet Mighty Girl
The late astrophysicist, author, and a personal hero, Carl Sagan would have been 76 today. Lots of info here and here and here And, here is Sagan's "Pale Blue Dot" essay read by another famous astrophysicist Professor Brian Cox.
It's The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown was the first animated prime time special. It's 44 years old this year. Gavin and I watch it together, repeating all our favorite lines, as is the only way to watch a cult favorite! My favorite lines are when Sally gives Linus what for when she realizes she's wasted … Continue reading Halloween Advent: Day 30
Have you ever seen these cryptic symbols scrawled onto the driveways in your neighborhood during Halloween night? It's the Halloween Candy Code go check out what the symbols mean!
How to make spiderweb balloons: from Crafty Crafty
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
The 10 ghosts lurking at the White House: Mental Floss In a letter to his wife Harry Truman wrote: “I sit here in this old house, all the while listening to the ghosts walk up and down the hallway. At 4 o’clock I was awakened by three distinct knocks on my bedroom door. No one … Continue reading Halloween Advent: Day 24, What’s spooking Harry Truman?
I've been a comic book fan for a very long time. Mike Mignola is one of the masters, Hellboy is one of the best! Really, who wouldn't be charmed by a cigar chomping supernatural crime fighting demon born in hell but raised by a kindly professor? Of course check out the movies too! Like Professor … Continue reading Halloween Advent: Day 23