When It Is Your Time To Go

Brought to you by Genworth.Sometimes real life makes you have conversations you weren't expecting to have. If you haven't heard yet, Paul Walker is dead. He's the celebrity that was in the Fast and Furious series of movies. He was 40 years old and was involved in an accident. He was the passenger in the car, and both he and the driver died. After much ...continue reading

Review: Clumsy Duck

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Poor Clumsy Duck! Not a day goes by without her stumbling, tripping, or falling over her huge webbed feet. But with the help of her special friend Little Chick, Clumsy Duck discovers exactly what those big feet are good for—and what a fabulous swimmer she is. With delightful illustrations and a most endearing character, Britta Teckentrup has created a ...continue reading

Be Fire Smart and Stay Safe

Now is the time of the year to talk with your kids about fire safety.  With many of us stuck in our homes (see the post before this about being snowed in) and having real Christmas trees, this is a talk we all need to have.  Even if you don't have a real tree, your kids definitely need to know what to do if a fire would happen to break out.  I know that ...continue reading

Good week, good times, New York Times

Last week was a pretty good week.  My week started off with an email from a New York Times reporter wanted to interview regarding a post I wrote about Amazon's frustration free packaging.  Once I picked myself up off the floor, I emailed him back and told him it was okay to call.  I had a great conversation with their technology reporter, and I went on my ...continue reading