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Up In the Air

Flying Solo For the first time in 7 years, I am flying on a plane without a child. If you have never flown with little kids before, let me assure you, the experience of flying with and flying without them … Continue reading

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Is it Worth it to Follow the Elementary School Holy Grail?

Parents, please weigh in. Is it worth a long drive to give your kid the elementary school education that you dream of for him? Right now, my son attends our neighborhood school. We live in the best school district in … Continue reading

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Space Month!

I meant to write just one more Santa post for 2013 but the snowball rolling down the mountain that is Christmas crushed me yet again. I will table my Santa stuff for next year with no worries. Christmas comes every … Continue reading

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My War with Santa: Part 2: The Nativity

I know I sounded grumpy in the last post. Now, just fresh from watching The Polar Express with my son this year, I feel a mite less grumpy. OK, OK, I am beginning to see that the point of the … Continue reading

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My War With Santa: Part 1

Santa Hits First Last year I had a major battle with the dude in red and white. Now December is here again and I find I am still in the midst of battle. Will I win? No. But I will … Continue reading

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My Garden This Year part 3: Veggies

For the first time ever,┬áthis summer we attempted to grow vegetables in the corner garden around the pergola. It was a blast this year! I guess I’ve been prejudiced against growing veggies all of this time. Though I do like … Continue reading

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My Garden This Year Part 2: Cactus Garden of Death and Literacy Reborn

On the right-hand side of our back yard is the raised bed quarter circle cactus garden. It is a garden that has seen much death. Jeremy and I have replanted about ten different kinds of cactuses in it and the … Continue reading

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My Garden This Year Part 1

Though I am still a rather ignorant gardener, I have quite a personal relationship with every growing thing in my yard. My mother has chided me from time to time not to take a death of a plant so personally … Continue reading

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Lesson #15: I plan to bring it home.

Back in April, one of the pivotal moments that made me decide to leave the startup was a simple thought I had during one of my long commutes from dropping off my son at preschool to a meeting at the … Continue reading

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Lesson #14: Change the world!

To be honest, before participating at Startup Weekend, the only reason I believed anyone started a business was to either make a good living or to gain recognition or celebrity. But there is another reason to start a business: to … Continue reading

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