Movie night we watched
Archive for August, 2008
“I don’t like Monkey Brains.” “Can we eat this after we eat our dinner?”
“I love you to gravity, gravity, gravity, gravity and gravity. That’s a lot, huh, mom?” I think he means “infinity”. We’re having some trouble with abstract concepts. But, I have to applaud him for the 50 cent words.
We’ve got a few budding artists in the house and so many piles of finished works. Our house already resembles the louvre with stuff piled from floor to ceiling, so we can’t handle much more. What to do? I’m making a book using IPhoto filled with pictures I took of Will’s artwork from his most [...]
We’ll be spending the weekend balancing fun kid stuff with equity improving small maintenance projects on the house, but we might start off with some Teenage Mutant Ninja papercrafts.
There is an interesting article in Science Daily that I have to post because I’ve had trouble looking at that chocolate in my cabinet since reading it. Allegedly the more carbs we eat, the more appetite suppressing cells we kill. Increase in carbohydrate consumption over the years has also been correlated with increase in brain [...]
Inspired by Angry Chicken’s Banh Mi we had our own variation this evening. Our recipe: 1 baguette sliced into sandwich size and split in half 1 carrot, shaved 1 bunch cilantro (can’t have enough) 1 daikon radish, shaved 1 jalapeno, sliced into thin strips 2 c cooked rice vermicelli 1 pkg flavored, smoked tofu OR [...]
Our kids are a-political. But I believe it is never too early to teach them morals, how to treat others and who we look up to, so we’ve been teaching the kids about Barack Obama. Sylvie says “Bock Mama” and “Vote Bock Mama”. I think we need tshirts.
The Boston Globe has a great editorial for wordies in defense of English as user-modifiable technology. Part of the joy and pleasure of English is its boundless creativity: I can describe a new machine as bicyclish, I can say that I’m vitamining myself to stave off a cold, I can complain that someone is the [...]
I’ve been wondering if there were a program out there for people with a fabric abuse problem. It seems like everyone is in on the game. I changed jobs in March, moving to an office that is 20 minutes from my home versus 1.5 hrs, but it is RIGHT NEXT DOOR to Joanns. What I’m [...]