Blog 3.0

So I’m trying out a new blog name.  Sucking it in and squeezing into it.  Checking it out in the mirror from behind… it’s growing on me. My original name, Jake: A Mom’s Opinion, was inspired by a regular column in Glamour magazine called Jake: A Man’s Opinion.  But I…

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NeoveNATOR

One of my favorite books to read at night is How do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? by Jane Yolen.  It’s got great 50’s inspired artwork, catchy rhyming lyrics, and it masquerades as a “big” book for those preschoolers seeking to eek out the latest bedtime possible.  Yet, it’s a nice brisk…

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Evolution

I’m having a hard time understanding how such a significant percentage of the world’s population refutes the concept of evolution.  One morning at my house and the distinct link between humans and monkeys is beyond question.  An infinitesimal mental leap. Plus, last week at work, a VP accidentally wrote an…

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Seahorse

Somehow a thirty minute swim lesson on Saturdays has become the only thing we’re able to accomplish during the first half of our weekend.  There’s something about 11:30am that means we spend the entire morning getting ready to get in the pool,  30 minutes in the pool, and then the…

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