FIRST ROBOTICS

FIRST stands for For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology. It is a robotics community for young people partnering with volunteers, parents, educators and sponsors. It is a non profit organization that was founded by an inventor (Dean Kamen) in 1989. In my opinion, it is a FANTASTIC way to promote STEM and helpContinue reading “FIRST ROBOTICS”

Couple’s Getaway!

I am still not ready to travel out of state but I have been taking cautious jaunts here and there in my home state where I feel “safe” from COVID and angry people. That really does not leave many places in North Carolina but we have been making do. This past weekend my husband andContinue reading “Couple’s Getaway!”

Independence Day Makes Me Anxious

July 4th is right around the corner. I have watched firework sales tents pop up here and there. I will say, this year there are not as many and I’ve heard whispers that it is hard to get fireworks this year. I, for one, am glad. I know, I know I’m no fun. I’m sorry.Continue reading “Independence Day Makes Me Anxious”

Speaking of weddings

I went to a wedding Saturday. It was for a girl I’ve known through belly dance, for about 10 years. Some weddings really make you wonder why these people are even getting married, because you know it’s not going to work. This wedding was the opposite, where the couple are such a good match, andContinue reading “Speaking of weddings”

Damn Squirrels!

Squirrels are SO cute. Just LOOK at them! They have shiny bright eyes, cute little ears, pretty fluffy tails, cute paws that hold seeds so carefully. . .so adorable. THEY.ARE.RODENTS! Have you noticed that they have very good PR reps in media? They are always shown in such a sweet light unlike their relatives theContinue reading “Damn Squirrels!”

Tweens Hang Out!

My kiddo turned 12 last week so she had 4 of her friends drop by and hang out in the driveway last night. Usually people will talk about how their boys eat them out of house and home but I was really impressed to see how much 5 11-12 year old girls could put away.Continue reading “Tweens Hang Out!”

Oscars 2021 – Hot Weird Mess

My husband is puzzled at my love of watching award shows. I used to watch them all. I loved seeing all the glamorous people dressed in their crazy couture outfits and see if I spotted my favorites among them. As I got older I started to recognize people less and less especially in the musicContinue reading “Oscars 2021 – Hot Weird Mess”