Nov 15, 2014  •  In Geek, Personal, Science, Web

I Am Vincent van Beethoven

I’ve already shared this on Facebook and Twitter, but I found it so fascinating that I need to blog about it too! Map Your Mind is an online quiz created by GE neuroscientists and BrainMic which tells you which famous people’s brains are most like your own. I know all personality tests — especially online […]

Nov 10, 2014  •  In Art/Design, Geek, Personal, Star Wars

Lightsabers

I’m still sick. Actually, I’m sicker, with a fever that reached 102.4° last night. The good news is that the girls are doing much better. Their fevers are down and the remaining symptoms are those that are typical of end-stage colds (runny noses and coughing). Since the progression of Aerin’s illness so closely resembled that of […]

Nov 6, 2014  •  In Entertainment, Funny, Motherhood, Personal, Scary

Sharing is Caring [Sick Edition]

First cold of the season. Claire to Aerin, and Aerin to me. Fun stuff. While my family continues to recover, here’s some more fluff to fill my poor, neglected blog… First and foremost, DID YA HEAR? DID YA HEAR?!??? Benedict Cumberbatch announced his engagement to director-actress-singer Sophie Hunter via a traditional newspaper ad yesterday. I’ve […]

Nov 1, 2014  •  In Aerin, Personal

Happy Birthday, Aerin!

Dearest Aerin, Three years ago today, a nice lady placed a red-faced, screaming baby in my arms for the very first time. I looked down to see your face and whispered, “Hi baby, I’m your mommy. You were in my belly for almost ten months. I’m so happy to meet you…” Even at such a young age, you’re already […]