Author Archives: NB Gwen

About NB Gwen

That quirky mom with kids of varying species...

30 Years

“If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.” ― Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore 30 years ago today, my best friend would answer my call and excitedly tell me about her new stockings her mom found to … Continue reading

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Demons

“Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.” ― Voltaire Before I moved into our new home, I have a beautiful Indian Ringneck parrot. She, however, had been aggressive towards my little birds (that I had before … Continue reading

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Dream On

“Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist I constantly … Continue reading

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Downtown

“Downtown. Lights on buildings and everything that makes you wonder. And in that moment, I swear we were infinite.” ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower I’m feeling particularly nostalgic the last (very long) while. Listening to Downtown by Macklemore … Continue reading

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She Blinded Me With Science

“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” ― Isaac Asimov I’ve been thinking a lot about how far we, as a species, have come in the last century. We went from … Continue reading

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