2016 Summer Olympics Printable Schedule

I make a printable television schedule every Olympics so my family can keep track of the events we don’t want to miss....more

Terry Gross, Infertility and Choice

I just started listening to Earwolf’s podcast, The Longest Shortest Time....more

#Microblog Mondays 100: Milestones and Commitments

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* If you read my blog years ago, you might remember that the twins had outlined several ways a person could die back when they were first learning about death....more

That Woman

In addition to driving myself mad whenever I misplace something in the house, I am equally bothered by being unable to name songs (thank you, Shazam, even if you don’t help with humming tunes out) or place people. The placing people thing really gets under my skin because solving the question means talking to the […] ...more

604th Friday Blog Roundup

We went to see the new Ghostbusters and LOVED it....more

An Unexpected Call

I know I said I wasn’t going to write anymore about Truman… but then I got good news. I’m working when the phone rings....more

How I Opened The Silent History’s DC Field Report

As George Washington croons to Hamilton, “One last tiiiiiiiiime.” The kids reported from the White House one last time last week at the 2016 Kids’ State Dinner. It has been an awesome experience, and while I’m hopeful that this won’t be the actual last time they step foot inside, it does feel like an ending […] ...more

#Microblog Mondays 99: Epistles

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* A friend is in a place for the next month where it will be difficult to reach her via phone and impossible to reach her to via email (no cellular service), but she can receive […] ...more

My Love-Pig

Truman hasn’t improved, so the vet moved up his follow-up appointment....more

Get Ready for a Conference: Make a Plan

BlogHer16 feels big... mostly because it is big. At any given moment, there are multiple tracks of programming, sponsors to visit in the Expo Hall, snacks to grab, keynotes to hear, bloggers to meet up with... There is A LOT. Every time I go to the conference, I start to panic when I see the schedule because I cannot wrap my brain around the idea of how I'm going to figure out where I need to go and what I need to do. I'm positive that something is going to fall through the cracks. ...more