Monthly Archives: May 2011

Letting Go

I’m off to my first weekend yoga retreat.  I’ve never been off to an organized retreat by myself before.  I’m really looking forward to it, especially getting away from my family for about 48 hours.   As with a drop-off at daycare, departing home attended by a babysitter, or leaving kids with grandma and grandpa, […]

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Letting Go

I’m off to my first weekend yoga retreat.  I’ve never been off to an organized retreat by myself before.  I’m really looking forward to it, especially getting away from my family for about 48 hours.   As with a drop-off at daycare, departing home attended by a babysitter, or leaving kids with grandma and grandpa, […]

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Delicate Balance

The recent disasters overseas got some of us talking about responsibility to safety, knowledge, and understanding, while embracing new technologies that improve human living conditions.  There are countless examples of this – vaccines, nuclear power, pesticides, cell phones, and more.  As a science teacher, a lot of this becomes topic of debates and discussions on […]

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End of Times

I almost forgot the world is scheduled to end on Sunday.   At work, people were talking about upcoming family vacations; at the store, the cashier was talking about going to the beach and barbequing; and at home, our social calendar is being filled with trips to the pool, bike rides, hikes, and T-ball games. […]

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Hand Me Ups, Dows

  Holly looked like a boy all weekend.  We kept the best used and most functional of Max’s clothes, including a rainsuit, shoes, sturdy pants, sweatshirts, and a raincoat.  This, paired with some wonderful gifts and hand me downs from friends, have made Holly’s wardrobe akin in cost to a hobo’s newspaper shoes, but as […]

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