{Friday Favorites} podcasts and snow

You know that time when you repainted the living room with a paint sprayer and then had to repaint a bunch of other things because paint sprayers don’t obey the best laid plans of tape and plastic? Kind of like Winter didn’t get the memo about Spring being here? And then you were hosting 20 […]

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{Favorite Things} Save money on gas

Despite the NBC Sports app, I didn’t watch nearly enough Olympics. However, I did catch some mass start speed skating. It was complicated yet edgy. Sorry. Couldn’t resist. This weekend we’re in for an entire 3 days of sustained winds in the 30-50 mph range with crazier gusts. Schools are closed. Bridges are closed. Trees […]

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How to have a conversation after a school shooting

The day after the Parkland, FL school shooting, I started a blog post. I’ve spent hours poring over articles with the facts and with opinions about everything from gun control to mental health to fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). I got curious what the statistics actually were on mental health and violence and the effectiveness of […]

{Favorite Things} more food, a book, and discounted gas

Okay, quick survey…who felt extra crazy on Tuesday and Wednesday during that blue, supermoon, eclipse situation? I had a friend tell me that it is all a crock, but I really need a good excuse for how bad of a parent I was during those two days. So this Friday’s favorites: Baking Bacon We (I […]