My son is a tissue box thief. I decided I should share this sorted tale of woe, in case others may find themselves without a tissue box of their own. It started innocently enough. Dan was lazy and didn’t want to go all the way down stairs to get another box. He opted to take … Continue reading History of a tissue box thief
Oh spring, how I’ve missed you! We finally see warm weather, even being warmed by the sun. The Crocus blooms in the back yard, and my dog decided it’s a great time to shed. I can’t tell you how happy I am to see the snow and ice gone. Updates to my life include self-learning … Continue reading Adventures in 3D and D.C.
I ended up not dressing up this year. I tried to work on a costume but got so frustrated with the number of mistakes and mishaps, I figured I’d just be me (which is scary enough). Daniel, meanwhile, selected to make a candy dispenser. He did this before, but this version is updated to be … Continue reading Halloween 2014 and blog posts
While shopping today, I noticed this at the store- Jif Whips, pumpkin spice flavored. I like peanut butter, and the whipped stuff is a weird texture, but still good, but pumpkin spice? Really? Is this a good idea? And I didn’t buy it- darn it. It might be good, and if not, I can give … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Season is Here!
My son and I visiting the International Spaceflight Museum in Secondlife as a lesson with homeschool. He sits on his laptop in my office, while I sit behind him, and we visit the ‘sims’ (known as areas or lands) of Secondlife.This was one of my favorite places so far in the program. There were lots … Continue reading SecondLife- Space and science adventure
I’ve been revisiting SecondLife on the Internet. Its a huge 3D chat and social world where you can do so many things, meeting tons of people, join in groups, and use Secondlife as a game, exploring Sim, or a social network.You will need the SecondLife program. This means, its possible your computer might not handle … Continue reading Secondlife- Watching a movie in a virtual theater
We’ve had so much snow (too much by Maryland standards), but its fun to do silly things; Here I made footprints of the dreaded Sharonsaurus, the terror of the Triassic Era. Known to prey on chocolate and the occasional marshmallow Peep, the Sharonsaurus can be quite placid until provoked. What makes the Sharonsaurus so unusual … Continue reading Tracking the Sharonsaurus