Monthly Archives: July 2010

Ice cube

It’s not that I’m not happy that my kids can now get their own ice cubes, I really am. We have one of those freezers which sit below the refrigerator, so it’s the perfect height for them to open and … Continue reading

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With a thousand smiles

Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting a couple of folks who had started a small, local foundation to support children with epilepsy and their families. This couple had started this memorial foundation in honor of their son. As part … Continue reading

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Who am I to blow against the wind?

She looked me over and I guess she though I was all right – all right in a sort of a limited way for an off-night. I fucking hate schmoozing. It is one of my least favorite things about being … Continue reading

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Infographic: Forest chumps

I came across this very cool map released by NASA that uses satellite imaging to calculate the height of the various forest canopies around the world (click to enlarge): One thing that pops out is that the tallest forests in … Continue reading

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Autism and socioeconomic status

I’ve been thinking about this for the past few days. I recently read an interesting article published last week in the journal PLoS One. I am by no means an expert in autism or epidemiology, but here is my take. … Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Puppies

There’s nothing cuter than kids with puppies. Unless they’re my kids. Then its just sheer terror. Recently a neighbor got two little lab puppies and the kids had been begging us to ask if they could go over and play … Continue reading

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Of color

I was born in Latin America and moved here when I was 18. That officially makes me “Hispanic or Latino, regardless of race”, at least according to the 2000 US census. According to the 2010 census, I would be further … Continue reading

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