547th Friday Blog Roundup

I’ve been following the iOS9 leaks with great interest because my phone — a phone I have no intention of replacing despite its age — is the oldest product supported by the current OS. Will my phone be pushed into extinction by this new update? Maybe, says some pessimistic sources ....more

Kindergarten Graduation

Henry's kindergarten class had their end of the year ceremony today and it was quite possibly the greatest, sweetest, most tear inducing program ever assembled....more

A Few of My Favourite Things

It’s time for another edition of a few of my favourite things because I’ve fallen in love with a yogurt bar. “Well, Melissa, why don’t you marry it if you love it so much?” How do you know I haven’t? I haven’t… yet....more

IComLeavWe: June 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

Who Owns That Barcode-Encrusted Embryo?

Even though I’ve never seen Modern Family, I’ve been following the story of Sophia Vergara’s embryos because… well… it’s a “what if” nightmare come true. What if a couple creates embryos together....more

827th Issue of the LFCA

Welcome to today's edition of Connections Abound. The point of Lost and Found is to level the support playing field. When LFCA works correctly, the newest blogger with the smallest readership can receive the same level of support as the oldest blogger with the largest readership ....more

My Particular Shade of Gray

Aging is a humbling experience. (I see teens and twenty-somethings who primp and angst about their appearance and want to yell at them, DON’T YOU REALIZE HOW GOOD YOU LOOK WITHOUT EVEN TRYING?) First it was spider veins showing up on my thighs....more

#MicroblogMondays 39: Too Easy

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* I’m currently devouring V.E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic, and I came across a quote that I found applicable to any struggle in life....more

The End of Privacy

I recently read about an app called Ghostery....more