What to Read and Watch to Get Ready for the Olympics

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What to Read and Watch to Get Ready for the Olympics
Most of the recent news about the forthcoming Summer Olympics has been bleak, from ongoing concerns about COVID safety to the U.S. team’s decision not to include track star Sha’Carri Richardson after she used marijuana while mourning the very recent death of her mother. But there remains the promise...

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Everything You Need to Know to Take Your Kids Stargazing

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Everything You Need to Know to Take Your Kids Stargazing
Last fall, my husband and I decided to take our toddler camping in a remote part of Utah—far from the nearest town, far from the crowded national parks, far from anything, really. Campfires were banned because of drought, and I was bummed that we wouldn’t get to do the whole s’mores and roasted hotd...

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These 7 Dog-Training Principles Work for Humans, Too

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These 7 Dog-Training Principles Work for Humans, Too
Last winter my family grew by four legs. No, we didn’t have twins. We adopted Ananda, a then seven-week-old German shepherd dog (GSD). GSDs are great, but they are also a lot of work. When we first got Ananda, my son was just shy of three years old. Ananda thought he was a baby sheep and constantly ...

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Selective Disclosures

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“You don’t have to be an open book to everyone. Only show your pages to those who want to read your story”.

-Nicole Addison

My 11 years blogging have provided me the platform to share a few of my pages.  Falling somewhere between bestsellers and the  bargain bin discounts, they are...

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change
When my daughter was a few weeks old, a wildfire broke out near our home in southwest Colorado. The previous winter had been one of the driest on record, and the fire quickly burned out of control. Each night, as smoke crept through the cracks of our home, I cradled Josephine’s tiny body and worried...

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Sci-Fi & Me – Jeremy Keith – Stay Curious Café by beyond tellerrand – YouTube

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Here’s the video of the talk I gave on Wednesday evening all about my relationship with reading science fiction. There are handy chapter markers if you want to jump around. < div><a class="videoimglink" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TLp5ru2LqQ" onclick="event.preventDefault();this.parentNode.className='embed';this.parentNode.innerHTML='