Parenting tips from an eagle

You guys. I have been watching the live feed of a bald eagle nest all week and one of the babies finally made it out and I want to weep from exhaustion. The mom is just resituating herself and Baby is chirping in protest. Look at that little face. Look at Mom’s face. It makes me wonder if this is […]


Can I be real a second? In 2021 I will remind myself daily that there’s nothing admirable about telling myself and others that I feel stressed, old, overweight, and exhausted. In other words, tearing myself down for fear that someone else already has that opinion of me. Or glamorizing overwork and fatigue to display that my work is so important […]

Sweet routine

This morning when I took Buffy on her walk a garbage truck about half a block ahead of us honked its horn. I didn’t see any cars around but when we approached the house where the truck honked there was a little boy in his mother’s arms looking excitedly out the window. He was excited to see Buffy too but […]


Here’s what we’ve been up to. I have a couple of drafts going on some of these but in the likelihood I never get around to finishing them I’ll just summarize them here.

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