Bat Blood on My Couch


Good glory the end is near! There was a bat in my house tonight.  A. BAT! Help me Lord.  This is not funny.  I don’t deal well with wild animals, especially wild animals that carry rabies and fly around in the night.  One lone bat could fly into my hair and get lost for a week.  I don’t know what I would do if that

Pie Squared = A Slice of Apple & Cherry

blue eyed fishy face

I may be smarter than a fifth grader, but I’m definitely not smarter than a sixth grader.  Maybe I can get a refund for all those years I spent in school. My son came home with this math problem tonight and asked me for help.  I looked at it, scratched my head a few times, and talked it through with him…talking things through with him

Summer Camp ~ History in the Making


When I think of summer camp, visions of team sports, horseback riding, swimming, and muddy clothes fill my mind with bad memories, but today there are as many varieties of summer camp as there are flavors of ice-cream. Last year, my son’s history teacher sent us a letter saying she’d like to pay for my son to attend history camp at a historical site in

Nature’s Materpiece

“A Friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of Nature.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) US poet & essayist.

A Pretty Day

Fall colors on a brook

Today was a beautiful day. Despite the fact that I fell over a baby gate and onto my face… Even though my jelly doughnut leaked all over my jacket, shirt, jeans, and scarf making me look as though I’d just been stabbed and was now bleeding to death… Although we got a flat and had to purchase two new tires… Yes, today was a pretty

Museum Blogging


Tomorrow evening I’ll be blogging live from The American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Is there anything more nerdy I can do with my life? You’d go if you were invited to a sneak preview of this super fabulous exhibit, wouldn’t you?  Please tell me I’m not the only nerd in bloggersphere that actually likes going to museums. Besides how can I pass up the chance