No one comes with a manual for children, but somehow I think women are more prepared, even though they are totally unprepared. Men however have an easier job but that job is completely self-taught. There are no lactation specialists. You get virtually zero help from friends or fathers, you are expected to figure everything out, … Continue reading First Year
Pagans: Controls Weather. Ancient Jews: Creates a flood and kills all people. Later Jews: Turns a stick into a snack and lowers the tide. Christians: Turns water to wine. Muslims: Provides Virgins. Evangelicals: Will kill everyone except Evangelicals. Mormons: Told a guy some stories and buried books under a tree. Scientologists: Magic alien stuff in … Continue reading Religion Miracles Over Time
Growing up, we worry about getting pregnant or getting someone pregnant, but once you're married and ready for it, for many people in the middle class, it becomes not so easy. A thirty-year-old woman has been on birth control for over ten years. The body is accustomed to thinking it is always pregnant. It takes … Continue reading Pregnant
The other day I met with a client over coffee. We discussed his life, my life and eventually we got down to business, or lack thereof. He has a few projects going but there are a few he has been trying to get that just haven't taken off. We brainstormed on things we can do, … Continue reading Doing Better Business-Importance of Knowing Why Something Works.
My 30 day challenge of trying to drive less.
There's a strange thing about every new wave of students. Every year you say good bye to old students, who you know and who are special and to whom you gave a piece of yourself and they gave a piece of themselves to you. Then, you see the new and unfamiliar faces. They seem so … Continue reading Teaching III- New Students
It’s been a few months of teaching. The feeling of fear of kids looking at me is, expecting me to talk is pretty much gone. I have my lessons ready and they are on near autopilot. The bigger anxiety now is will my information be age-appropriate, will they like it, will they be engaged. You … Continue reading Teaching II: A few months later.
I watched the movie Cowspiracy and Seaspiracy and decided that my second month would be going vegan. Seaspiracy showed the effects of mass fishing industry on our oceans. Cowspiracy showed the effect of meat industry. Meat industry creates a massive amount of runoff, NO2, Methane, contributes to deforestation and water consumption. I always thought Vegans … Continue reading Month 2-Vegan, A Year of Sustainability
So I flew through England, during the pandemic, on British Airways. I don't recommend it, they are not very good about scheduling. We arrived in London from US ten minutes late and as a result, no one on the flight was allowed to get on the connecting flight. They told me later that sometimes flights … Continue reading England and British Air
I am a collector. I collected everything from gum wrappers to stamps, coins and tshirts, friends and memories. They are all "useful" to me, but one thing that I find useful that I think is useful to others are quotes. What I love about quotes is how there are never enough. Life is so tough … Continue reading Quotes 1.