The Chattanooga Aquarium offers two buildings to explore fresh versus salt water creatures, a regular schedule of exhibit talks, and a heartbreaking question that haunted me for weeks after visiting. During the talk on turtles (please don’t ask which ones, they were big, I was listening and also making sure my daughter didn’t wander off … Continue reading How Turtle Scientists Can Help Us Parent Better
Did you know there are two ways to define wassail? Googling “wassail” here’s the first thing to pop up: drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with others in a noisy, lively way.”he feasted and wassailed with his warriors”synonyms:drink and make merry · go on a drinking bout · go on a binge · … Continue reading We Wassailed. Ish.
Around my later middle school years, I remember asking my mom about the date of Christmas Day. Thanksgiving lay on the horizon, and, I expect in attempt to understand exactly when my vacations from school would transpire, I wanted to run through the general layout of holiday dates. “So Thanksgiving is always on Thursday?” I … Continue reading Little Cracks, Big Openings