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“Science”

August 15th, 2012

Yes, I know children’s drawings are only interesting to their parents, and so I apologize in advance, but I enjoyed this drawing I stumbled upon while cleaning up (I added translations in blue): In case it’s unclear, the the squiggly thing above and to the left of the poop is the digestive system of the […]

General Grievous

March 17th, 2012

George Lucas’ General Grievous: Alex’s General Grievous:

Santa’s Workshop

December 10th, 2011

Ok, so presumably when I was a kid I believed in Santa Claus. I say “presumably” because I don’t actually remember believing in him, or not believing in him, and I don’t remember “discovering” that there was no Santa. My parents have told me that I basically “just wasn’t that interested” in Santa himself. But […]

I Never Thought of That

November 19th, 2011

So the other night, Alex (age 5) asks for Return of the Jedi again as his bedtime story. The story ends with the usual “and because the Death Star was destroyed, and the Emperor and Darth Vader killed, Luke and Leia and Han and all the other rebels lived happily ever after”. Alex: “But daddy, […]

Four Year Olds Say the Sweetest Things

February 28th, 2011

“Daddy, when a butt poops or does a fart, it’s like it’s throwing up.”

“Daddy, what will happen when we die?”

December 4th, 2010

My four year old son asked about death again today, for the first time in a while (about 6 months ago, he went through a phase of asking about death). This one took me a little by surprise, though. Alex: “Daddy, what will happen when we die?” Me: “Well, it’ll be like going to sleep.” […]

Random Image Blowout Part 7

May 16th, 2010

Dressed Up

October 28th, 2009

I’ve worn a suit, as far as I can recall, 4 times in the last decade: once at a job interview, and three times at weddings.  Of those, my eldest son has only been privy to 2, and neither one since he’s old enough to remember.  In high school, one of my life goals was […]

Alex Seems To Like Interpretive Dance (without music)

September 3rd, 2009

He kept telling me “Daddy, take video”.  So this wasn’t one of those “parents making kids do stuff for the camera” things, but a “kids making parents film them doing stuff” things.

The Goggles…

August 22nd, 2009

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