Archive for August, 2009

big K – Will’s turn

August 27th, 2009

We delivered our first into the hands of the public school system Tuesday. The event has been long in preparation in our neighborhood and our household beginning with the drama around registering for our over-filled school – it was like getting precious concert tickets! Next came the assessment, Will’s first job interview, where he met […]

30 games we forget to play

August 21st, 2009

Wired collected and posted a list of 30 outdoor games we all used to play before we had kids. For those who have forgotten the rules, they’ve even provided instructions. Who says you have to have kids to enjoy these games? Step away from the computer, and go out to play.


August 20th, 2009

by James Jarvis and Richard Kenworthy. Sponsored by Nike.

our roommate Google

August 18th, 2009

It is funny because it is true.

let’s get small

August 18th, 2009

If you don’t already feel insignificant, you certainly will after watching this footage modeled from pictures taken by the Hubble. Will asked, “Are those planets?” “No, those are galaxies that contain billions of planets.” “Awesome.”

you might live to be 100

August 18th, 2009

My family is in town watching my children during their summer vacation, so I have a bit of time to catch up on my blogging 🙂 I thought this article on MSNBC listing a few surprising factors that contribute to longer life-spans really interesting.

the sleep over

August 7th, 2009

We’re having our first sleepover as parents. Will and Matthew, his bestie, have been planning this event since they were barely able to talk, debating why they each had to go to their own houses at night and couldn’t just spend the night together. The pressure for a sleep over climaxed around Will’s birthday. He’s […]

nothing is surprising in the city

August 6th, 2009

I mentioned that my office moved to San Francisco, recently. I’ve been enjoying the contrast of the city to the suburban areas I’ve worked before. Because of the density of people downtown, there is always someone advertising their wears, giving free samples on the street. My first week, it was Christians handing out granola bars […]

get out of the way of that asteroid!

August 5th, 2009

Now you can read about things flying towards our planet on NASA’s blog because I know you’ll want to be alerted via blog post of impending doom. Check it out.

mama sews a new shirt

August 1st, 2009

We regularly clean out unworn clothing from our closets, and I squirrel the best away on my sewing shelf – awaiting inspiration – for moments like this morning’s. It has been a hectic few weeks for me so I’ve been day dreaming about sewing. My work just moved offices from an office in Marin to […]