A brown belt for Big Guy – not that it’s important
Mon, 12/03/12 – 12:49 | Comments Off

It was testing week in karate and, as usual, Big Guy was under the gun. Not as much as he used to be, when he didn’t have a clue and had to frantically cram, but …

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Picky eaters and allergy-safe cooking — the two aren’t necessarily unrelated.

Girl Gone Wonk

From policy to politics, this rant’s for you.


The day’s events in a family way — unless something else amuses me.

School days

From preschool to kindergarten — so far

Simple Gifts

Inexpensive homemade gifts, creative parties and low-cost projects, for Christmas and beyond. Many are easy enough for children to help.

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Video: The guys learn the daily grind
Monday, 13 Oct, 2008 – 9:03 | Comments Off
Video: The guys learn the daily grind

At first they were happy to make mud-pie “coppee” in the back yard. Then they turned to brewing it in the bathtube in old bubble bath bottles — come to think of it, that might …

How to make a jack-lantern
Monday, 6 Oct, 2008 – 8:34 | Comments Off
How to make a jack-lantern

Halloween decorating tips from the experts: Big Guy and Little Guy.
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