Category Life

Happy International Women’s Day

This is just a quick post to call out that it’s International Women’s Day today (2020-03-08). If you have special women and girls in your life today, wish them well. Also, today and every day, support them in any way you can by giving them the space to be who they want to be and […]

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Humour in the Morning

Figure 1: Attribution: Unknown [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons I found the above meme while wandering the Internet. To be honest, I have implemented a lot of what they speak about in this Popular Science article. I tend to go to bed and get up at the same time every day, whether of not it’s […]

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Looking Back [and Maybe Forward?]

Figure 1: Just a Man Stuck in a Gear Passing Time (Attribution: Free for commercial use, No attribution required, via Pixabay) Well. It’s been more than six months since I’ve put up a post on this blog. Let’s take a look at that, shall we? First off, I want to apologize for breaking my self-imposed […]

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Today’s Quote from The Economist Espresso

  I wish Douglas Adams was still with us. 😦

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“Developing” the Next Generation

Link to original image | Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) I have kids and, as a parent, I want to prepare them to be successful in their lives. I try to do this in a number of different ways: teach them to be kind, teach them respect, teach them to stand up for themselves, […]

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10 Ways to Make Today Magical

Originally posted on A Magical Childhood:
Happy Monday! I hope all is wonderful in your little corner of the world.  We’ve been busy despite the cold winter here.  I’ve found that with five kids now, there really isn’t such a thing as down time!  I do like winter more and more these days for its…

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Lego Movie has a very relevant message for adults

Originally posted on WordsByNowak:
I’ve seen two movies in the past week that made me contemplate deepening adulthood and the phenomenon of getting older. The first was last year’s Before Midnight, the third entry in Richard Linklater’s series about Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy), a pair of star-crossed lovers who first met in…

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