For the love of libraries

Repository of knowledge. Information Center. Bibliotecha. Whatever you call it, libraries are the bomb. Do kids still say the bomb? I absolutely love libraries and these days I’ve rekindled that romance after a shifting mindset with an emphasis on simplicity and purging. This summer, Meg and I made it a goal to sort through theContinue reading “For the love of libraries”

Eclipsing cynicism for the shining rays of generosity

Like much of America on Monday, I was awash in a world that was talking about the solar eclipse, as the moon stepped in front of the sun like a rude person at the checkout line who either doesn’t see you or doesn’t care. That was a pretty cynical comparison, right? We all slip intoContinue reading “Eclipsing cynicism for the shining rays of generosity”

There’s never been a better time to be a PBS Kid (or Parent!)

Did you watch PBS when you were a kid? I did. I certainly can’t remember all of my viewing habits, but I can tell you unequivocally how comfortable, safe, and accepting it felt even as a toddler to be joined by furry friends on Sesame Street every afternoon. Or how I would run to grabContinue reading “There’s never been a better time to be a PBS Kid (or Parent!)”

A super party for our super hero

We recently had a birthday party for our little guy. It was the first time we ever actually had it at our house. Usually we relied on the kindness of grandparents on both sides to get us through over the years, as our house had long been too small to have anyone over beyond aContinue reading “A super party for our super hero”