Cutting the Cord, Redux

Some new info for those interested in saving money and getting rid of cable tv! Direct Tv Now just added ABC, so it's a no-brainer. For $40 a month we get everything we could want, live tv and the ability to "tape" shows (which we never do, but anyway...). We use Apple TV for everything … Continue reading Cutting the Cord, Redux


Textual Lineage

What books did you read as a child? Were you a Gary Paulsen fan? Did you love stories about fishing, outdoors, and survival? Or were you a Little House on the Prairie reader? Did you lose yourself in books like Judy Blume’s Blubber and Cynthia Voigt’s Dicey’s Song, to escape from the problems in your … Continue reading Textual Lineage

Deep Brain Stimulation

Today my husband went to Yale New Haven Hospital for brain surgery. Scary, yes. But he's wanted this ever since he was first diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. While his tremors are somewhat managed with medication, the disease prevents him from doing many of the things he loves: singing, playing the flute, backpacking. This surgery has … Continue reading Deep Brain Stimulation