Author Archives: Melinda Hamby


This year I have done a lot traveling. We went to Hood River, Oregon this spring. It was beautiful. Our hotel room looked out right onto the river, complete with a family of geese that came by every day.     … Continue reading

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Black History Month Lesson

She said it was a lot to think about and she needed time to process before she could share her thoughts on our experience. But one things she said stood out to me. “Mom, I don’t understand why people hate someone because the colour of their skin. It doesn’t make sense. People are people.” Continue reading

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Shed Happens: A Shark Rotator Review

Let me reiterate something here. I was prepared to purchase this vacuum on my own. If the company wrote me and told me they were thankful for the review and could I return the vacuum, I would cry before sending it back – and then promptly go out and buy one of my own. THAT is how much I love this vacuum. Continue reading

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Children and Choices

So, Yulia, this is my response to you: Love your children and their choices. Be their mother and support them in whom they love, male or female, boy or girl. BE THEIR MOTHER. Continue reading

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Kids and Tech

I have a page for apps on this site, but what are some of YOUR favorite apps for kids? Educational, or otherwise? Continue reading

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Kids and Tech and Word Camp

Gender doesn’t matter, what you contribute to the tech communities is what really matters. Continue reading

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Discovery Place News Release: Van Gogh Alive

From Milan and Moscow, to Istanbul and Budapest, the globally-acclaimed exhibition Van Gogh Alive now comes to the United States east coast for the first time when it debuts at Discovery Placeon April 25. Continue reading

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