Monthly Archives: April 2010
It’s been very familial around here, which is how I like it. First of all, we were given the wonderful, amazing and almost unbelievable news that my older brother Troy’s lung cancer has done R-U-N-N-O-F-T. The hateful tumor in the … Continue reading
[Watch Hamlet online](http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/episodes/hamlet/watch-the-film/980/)! David Tennant! Patrick Stewart! It is so awesome yall. SO AWESOME.
I made laundry soap today. I don’t think I’ve blogged about that here. One to one and a half cups grated (non-moisurizing) bar soap (any kind) One cup Borax or other powdered boric acid One cup baking soda Use one … Continue reading
What does OK mean, Mommy? [What indeed](http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/503/what-does-ok-stand-for)? The letters, not to keep you guessing, stand for “oll korrect.” They’re the result of a fad for comical abbreviations that flourished in the late 1830s and 1840s. The abbreviation fad began in … Continue reading
Step one: Plant maple seed. Step two: Wait. Step three: Obtain copious amounts of maple seeds in springtime. Step four: Fling in air. Step five: Repeat steps three, four and five. [Make an autorotating helicopter out of paper, based on … Continue reading
I’ve given up Facebook. When I gave it up for Lent I got so much more done during the day. Coming back to it the last few weeks has shown me that I really can’t moderate it, so I’m cutting … Continue reading
*This doesn’t even touch on restricted interests, which goes hand in hand with repetitive behavior. That one gets its own post.* Bede has never been a guy who’s much into toys. We recently rediscovered his favorite (such as it was) … Continue reading