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.

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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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The police car from hell
Monday, 29 Sep, 2008 – 10:40 | Comments Off

Shrieking sirens and flashing blue and red. Headlights that coyly open and close, as if to wink, “”you’re not going to touch me because the guys love me.” And, yes, it lived in my house.

WARNING: This video has been known to induce migraines and seizures.