How Turtle Scientists Can Help Us Parent Better

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 offContinue reading “How Turtle Scientists Can Help Us Parent Better”

We Wassailed. Ish.

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.”

Little Cracks, Big Openings

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?” IContinue reading “Little Cracks, Big Openings”