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Mother’s Day Hikeadelic

Today is Mother’s Day, and the kids insisted that we leave for our planned outing (hiking) immediately. I suppose that Ana’s true Mother’s Day present was a quiet, childless morning. My sons and I...

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Cocoa Butter

 Today’s quandary was brought on by my realization that a 3.5 ounce dark chocolate bar contains about 65% of our daily allowance of fat.  That’s insane for such a small mass of food. Why in the...

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The Gender of Numbers

I listened to a Radiolab podcast this morning about numbers. Favorite numbers, the gender of numbers, how we feel about numbers… it was the first time I ever heard someone else talk about numbers...

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Chests of Days Past

This isn’t normally the type of thing that I spend hours thinking about, but it’s something that’s crossed my mind, and as I can’t think of an explanation on my own that I believe...