Disclaimer: We only have one child. He is unusually observant and tends to pick up social rules fairly easily and accurately. What works with him may not work with every child. We are only two parents, and the two of us share extremely similar values. What is comfortable for us may not be comfortable for … Continue reading Parental Profanity Policy
Month: August 2010
I love hot drinks. In addition to my dependence on coffee or caffeinated tea, I drink hot chocolate or herbal tea regularly in cold weather to warm me up--and I sometimes need that even in the hottest weather when my office building's management chooses absurd air-conditioner settings! I'm also a big fan of quick oats … Continue reading Electric Kettle
Things Not To Do, Dessert Edition
When I was in college, I belonged to a very silly geek social organization called KGB. We did a lot of weird things, including some which were worked into the structure of our weekly meetings. One of these was Things Not To Do: You'd get the floor, say, "Things Not To Do," and share an … Continue reading Things Not To Do, Dessert Edition
Grilled Cheese Worth 14 Years of Gratitude!
First the recipe, then the story. To make one delightfully delectable grilled-cheese sandwich, you will need: 2 slices of bread your favorite cheese, in slices about 1/4" thick, enough to cover one slice of bread about 1 Tbsp. marinara sauce (or use jarred sauce) about 1 tsp. yellow mustard plenty of butter a good frying … Continue reading Grilled Cheese Worth 14 Years of Gratitude!
Free computer game!! “The Sand Boxes”
Daniel wrote another computer game for another contest! "The Sand Boxes" is accessed by clicking the icon with a picture of a wooden Inca face (also, the title pops up when you roll your mouse over the icon) on the contest page. This game has graphics and is shorter than Daniel's previous game, "Ka". It … Continue reading Free computer game!! “The Sand Boxes”