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for: ‘July, 2009’

Cirque du Soleil

We’re headed to Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza tonight.  We’ve been preparing Liliana with YouTube clips of their various shows.  “Circus,” we say.  She’s mesmerized.  After she sees the video below, she asks me to lift her up and make her fly. “Whoosh,” she says.  “Whoosh.”  With shrieks of joy. It’s such a delight to show […]

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Memories As Chemicals

Discover magazine has a fascinating article in the July/August 2009 issue called “Out of the Past” by Kathleen McGowan, discussing the changes in memory study.  I’d link it here, but it’s not up on the Discover site yet (if it ever will be). First, I’ll preface this by reminding everyone that we’re made up of […]

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No Turning Back

Sarah Blasko hails from Australia (yay, Becky, yay, Jess, yay, Molly!) and has been compared to Norah Jones, Sarah McLachlan, and Fiona Apple.  You can hear a selection of her songs on her MySpace page. Although this particular song is a relationship song, to me, it’s a song about overcoming adversity, which–let’s face it–we’ve all […]

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