= Sunday July 27, 2008 = Me: *Yawn* Alia: Dad, you yawn like a hippopotamus Me: *blink* She’s been able to say the word hippopotamus since very early. Who know why.. is it easy for kids to say? Continue reading What big teeth you have..
-George Carlin This image isn’t some special effects from the latest Hollywood movie, but rather a picture of a lightning storm in Boston circa 1967. Last night, I experienced a lightning storm of that magnitude over the Philadelphia Continue reading Electricity is really just organized lightning
If you’re going to raise geek children, it’s a good thing to have geek friends. Saturday was the twins 3rd birthday party. The first present opened was an Imaginext Pirate Ship by Fisher-Price It has Pirates. Continue reading We’re going to need a bigger boat
I just brought these guys up at the Brooks’ party on Saturday, so it reminded me to go check out their site for new missions, and lo and behold!! In honor of my father and uncle, I present the Continue reading Bob, Eve, Hannah and Otto
Sometimes it takes a large event (such as the current oil crisis) to inspire innovation. Here’s one example. Did you know that because of the shape of gallon milk jugs (as iconic as they are), they are unable to be Continue reading Don’t cry over it
A few days ago, my wife had to deal with a nasty tick bite by going to the doctor and having the bugger extracted by a professional. It’s still swollen and irritated, and she’s been put on a preventative lyme’s Continue reading I have an off-golden-dull ticket
For thousands of years, labyrinths have existed in a multitude of cultures. They have been used as ceremonial pathways, protective sigils, traps for unwelcome spirits and for games and dancing. They have been used for spiritual and artistic journeys. I’ve Continue reading I have a clew
Jeremy (ianraven) recently came the revelation that children are governed by the laws of Kosher, where Monsters are concerned at least. So that begs the question. Are the monsters themselves Kosher? Any article with a picture of a Jackalope Continue reading 23:19