Monthly Archives: September 2012

Trash to Treasure

  Kermit sang “it’s not easy being green,” but nowadays it’s quite unfashionable NOT to be green.  I grew up learning about recycling — there was the great sense pride when smashing cans with the sledgehammer so our recycling didn’t take so much space, and the great finds at the second hand store — one […]

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Endeavor

I remember growing up wanting to be an astronaut, and watching several launches or landings of the Space Shuttle (some more exciting or more tragic than others).  Yesterday was just as breathtaking as the others – not a launch or landing, but refueling this time, just about 1000 feet above my head!  The photo above […]

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Help Me, Help You

    Today marks the 5th year that Stroller Hikes joins forces with Blossom Birth, at their 6th Annual family picnic and information fair.  The names have changed over the years – Blossom Family Fun Day  was a recent name – and now we’re on to Birth and Family Fair, which has such a cute […]

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A New Way to Move

  My friend, Sydney, just attended a Feldenkrais Method conference in San Mateo last week.  It was fun to see this longtime friend, and neat to hear a little about Feldenkrais.  The Feldenkrais Method is a relatively new field of thought and practice that could have some great implications for physical therapy, athletic training, and […]

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Busy Bees

  I am teaching a new audience of math students this year, ones that don’t mind being busy, but don’t like busy-work.  There needs to be a real meaning for what they are doing, or I get some flack.  This is a completely normal response from people – have you ever been asked to jump […]

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