Mental Sampler 3

A heads up that there is a Harry Potter spoiler in the last section of this post....more

538th Friday Blog Roundup

The deed is done, the plans are set, the kitchen remodeling is happening....more

IComLeavWe: April 2015

Welcome back to IComLeavWe. It stands for International Comment Leaving Week, but if you say it aloud, doesn’t it sounds like “I come; [but] leave [as a] we”? And that’s sort of the point ....more

NaBloPoMo April 2015 Blogroll

The theme for April is GROW. ...more

Grow Your Blog With April's NaBloPoMo

So what is the NaBloPoMo theme of the month? ...more

NaBloPoMo April 2015 Badges

The official badge for April 2015 NaBloPoMo is here! Grab it to place on your blog and show your readers you're posting every day this month. ...more

NaBloPoMo April 2015 Prompts

The theme for April's NaBloPoMo is GROW. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in April -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!) ...more

The Pressure of Egg Freezing

A recent article on the New York Times blog finally released me to put into words something that has always gotten under my skin about egg freezing, and it’s this: if this option had been around when I was younger, and if I had been nearing the end of my twenties unmarried, I would have […] ...more

Angelina Jolie's Moving Essay About Removing Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes

I didn't think I would cry reading Angelina Jolie's essay in the New York Times about the surgery she recently had to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes. But the tears started coming mid-essay. ...more
I'm not a big movie watcher or a fan of her movies but you know what? Anything she does for ...more

Fast or Pretty?

We’re starting the process of re-doing the kitchen....more