Monthly Archives: January 2013

From a Southbound Train

Practical considerations led me to choose the Amtrak train from Boston to Philadelphia earlier this week. A direct flight was going to be quite pricey, over $600. More affordable flights involved layovers, which I wasn’t thrilled about for a relatively … Continue reading

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Quick #Book Review: How Children Succeed

What factors are most important for a child’s success? Certainly a question all of us parents think about a lot, not to mention educators and policy makers. After hearing Paul Tough talk about his new book on NPR, How Children … Continue reading

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Freezer App Wanted! A Frugal Foodie’s Quest

Foodie app needed! Hoping some tech savvy foodie friends can help with this one…¬†I’d love to find an app to track what I’ve got in the freezer (fridge would be a bonus, but freezer is my main concern). I try … Continue reading

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My Reading Year: Looking for more in 2013!

Around this time last year, I managed to put together a number of posts reflecting on the past year, including one on my top reads of 2011. ¬†Although I read a modest number of books that year, I was able … Continue reading

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