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Free Download: Blog Cover Image Photoshop Template

Nerd alert: I first started using Photoshop in fourth grade when I would hang out at my dad’s office after school and mess around on his computers drawing airbrush caterpillars. I then progressed to making collages of my favorite celebrities (aka the Lord of the Rings cast) and primitive web …

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Adventures in Film: Puerto Rico

I’ve been to Puerto Rico four times since 2011, which might make it my most traveled destination besides Science Guy’s hometown of Louisville. We boarded our honeymoon cruise from San Juan two summers ago and also went there for our first big vacation together  back in 2014. So it’s safe …

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Free Download: Customizable Chore Chart

I feel vaguely guilty sharing something we don’t actually use, but it’s not because it doesn’t work, it’s because my libertarian husband refuses to be crimped by things like plans and schedules. And because I don’t have the extra energy to impose order on chaos. Ahem. (More on that later.) The first version of this …

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Lessons from the SpaceX Launch

Featured image by Reuters. We watched the SpaceX launch this weekend, 1) because we are consummate nerds; and 2) Science Guy’s lab sent some transgenic seeds to the International Space Station via the Dragon spacecraft, so it was kind of like a little part of us was going into space …

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Adventures in Film Photography: Winter in Ohio

Every year around November, my little corner of the universe descends into a cold dark sneaky hate spiral, at least for those of us afflicted with seasonal affective disorder and not protected by perky pregnancy hormones. If I’m honest, the stark beauty of winter isn’t quite enough to make up …

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Acting Out

I was a wannabe theater nerd in high school, which means I wasn’t even cool enough to be a real theater nerd. Let that sink in for a bit. Confession is good for the soul, kids. At my high school, the theater department was populated by a vaguely edgy/racy band of bohemians …

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Adventures in Film Photography: Flowers

Welcome to this week’s edition of Film Friday! (I say this like I plan ahead enough to actually have a regularly recurring blog feature…bahaha. I can dream, can’t I?) The kinda cool/frustrating thing about shooting in film is the time-capsule effect…not only is there a delay between shooting the film and …