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Grandmothers & Other Newly Remarkable Hominins

Back in the studio after a summer hiatus, greedily chomping on multi-colored cows, tractors & bunnies, a (really only-slightly-satisfying) snack that ended up in the computer bag after rejection by the 6-year old grandson. Well, he at least demonstrated his own … Continue reading

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Not Aging Well

These days, if I stand still too long, my (thankfully-still-functional) feet seem to sink noticeably further into that squishy phase of contemporary (North American female human) life when one can no longer ignore the preponderance of pop-ups, adverts, magazines, robocalls, inserts, … Continue reading

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Carrying Water With Neandertals

A Short Paleo Fantasy Setting: Along a creek somewhere in, say, what we now call Tuscany Situation: The Middle Paleolithic Era, about 45K years ago Starring: Neanda & Sapia, two middle-aged (slightly different) hominin* women  [Scene opens as Neanda & … Continue reading

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Green Balls & White Balls

During times of upheaval & more-than-the-usual-degree of stress, there’s alot to be said for the familiar.  No doubt, that’s one reason common wisdom says don’t change your job (if you’re lucky to have one & you can stay there) right … Continue reading

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Can Grandmas Have It All?

There’s been no avoiding the latest mothers-who-also-have-paid-work debate, a.k.a. the mommy wars.  Does anyone else out there think there’s something missing in this latest salvo? & no, I don’t mean the daddy’s, although one has to wonder what’s going through … Continue reading

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