Mayors Who Prefer Catnip-Infused Tea and Other News of the Week

The Five-Year-Old and I were settling in for a quiet day at home this morning when I got word that two more rabbits have been installed in Dedham. And you know what that means. FIELD TRIP!

The Five-Year-Old is busily packing her gear, and yelling to me from the kitchen about “snacks for the road.” While she scrambles about, I have just enough time to share a few quick hits about this week’s news.

So, what’s caught your eye this week?

About Shala Howell

I spent two decades helping companies like Bell Labs, Juniper Networks, and a genetic testing company that was later acquired by CVS translate some of the world’s most complicated concepts into actionable, understandable English. Now I'm working on a much harder problem -- fostering children’s curiosity and engagement in the scientific, artistic, and linguistic world that surrounds them. The first book in my Caterpickles Parenting Series, What’s That, Mom?, focuses on how to use public art to nurture children’s curiosity in the world around them. My next book, Did Dinosaurs Have Belly Buttons?, is currently planned for release in 2018. In the meantime, you can find me blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at Caterpickles.com, chatting about books and the writing life at BostonWriters.blog, and tweeting about books, writing, science, & things that make me smile at @shalahowell.
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