Author Archives: SAO'

About SAO'

Dad to two amazing girls, husband to one.

Sage Advice

Start with yumm. ~ advice from our almost 3 year old on how to approach a meal

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Ear Drops

Hope hates her eardrops. They’re cold and make her ears feel squishy. And she is part idiosyncratic, part control freak, so to put them in, you have to have a certain blanket on your lap, a different washcloth under her … Continue reading

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There is no Fermi’s Paradox

Take SJG’s punctuated equilibrium and extrapolate over a billion solar systems instead of a million earth years. The math ain’t that hard. The problem is the assumption that earth-like consciousness is a typical outcome. It’s not. And when it does … Continue reading

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A Glorious Dawn

Not a sunrise, but a galaxy rise. MC Sagan featuring Snoop Hawking Dog.

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Two Generations Apart

The world ain’t comin’ to an end, my friend. The world is comin’ to a start. Purlie Victorious Judson My dad got an iPhone two Novembers ago. His intent was to be able to FaceTime the grandkids. Fourteen months later, … Continue reading

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Bon Hiver 2012

Hoping everyone gets to say hello to the flakes this winter. First Snow, Northern Exposure Season 5

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Little Memorex

I have to remember that Hope is a little sponge, taking everything in, and repeating nearly all of it back atcha. Even stuff you don’t remember saying. We’re making breakfast this morning, and Hope dropped a bowl. It was a … Continue reading

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