Look it Up: Lessons from the Nook

I’m a scientist who is proud to be raising little scientists. I’m a nerd who loves fantasy who is proud to be raising nerds who love fantasy. Our adventure conversations are usually full of out-loud thoughts where those two things and dreams meet. Here are the wonderings I recorded from our most recent adventure: What … Continue reading Look it Up: Lessons from the Nook

The disappeared park: a lesson in flexibility

This past weekend our adventure was to revisit the Lowry Nature Center. We hadn’t been since the beginnings of Covid. Partly because we liked visiting new hiking paths to keep life interesting and partly because we moved during the pandemic so it felt like part of our “before” life and wasn’t at the forefront of … Continue reading The disappeared park: a lesson in flexibility

The Writer Who Finally Made Zero Dollars

Well, October is officially over. And as everyone packs away their Halloween decorations and hangs up this year's costumes, I'm closing a big chapter of my life as well. This fall has been a crazy whirlwind of my daughter starting kindergarten, my son starting pre-school, and me marketing my first published book. It's been stressful to … Continue reading The Writer Who Finally Made Zero Dollars