Monthly Archives: January 2010

Violin update

The other day Bookworm Girl commented that the “most advanced” student in her group class is this one girl who is actually two books behind all the others. But this girl plays beautifully, with great attention to detail, gorgeous tone, … Continue reading

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What’s stewing

Some odds and ends… Blog design Not using Typekit any more. May come back to it. Could not get past the issues I described earlier. On a related note, have you checked out the new theme, monochrome? It is gorgeous. … Continue reading

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Man, I wish I’d thought of this myself

I mean, the documentary was pretty awesome, but cookie cutters? Sheer genius! The designer is Beverly Hsu.

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Scratch paper

Artist Boy began drawing, seriously drawing, obsessively drawing, when he was not quite four years old. If he had been a musical prodigy we would have given him lessons. If he had been a budding athlete we would have signed … Continue reading

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Reading: The Blue Cat of Castle Town

So I mentioned the other day that one of Hubby’s random picks from the library was a book called The Blue Cat of Castle Town by Catherine Cate Coblentz. Ever heard of her, or the book? Me neither. This book … Continue reading

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What’s stewing

I know what you’re thinking: enough already with the stupid burgoo metaphor! Well, here’s what’s stewing in my brain today: OMG, Avatar was AWESOME!!! So much in life depends on your expectations. God knows this is true in parenting, and … Continue reading

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Bouncy Boy’s ear

Bouncy Boy has an ear. Well, he has two ears, actually, but what I mean is, he has an Ear. He has perfect pitch. The real deal. Ask him to sing an A and he will produce 440 Hz, pure … Continue reading

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