Archive for February, 2012

29 February 2012 Science Experiment

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

With celery! And food coloring! So far the celery is still pale green and not a stunning example of how plants drink.

28 February 2012 Castle

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Liza and Sandy invite Sam and Molly Bear into their castle.

27 February 2012 Mardi Gras (a little late)

Monday, February 27th, 2012

After a two-month hiatus, French Club is back on. We partied like it was Mardi Gras (which it was, only last week).

26 February 2012 #42

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

25 February 2012 Crafty Nippers at the Glass Palette

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

24 February 2012 Company Car

Friday, February 24th, 2012

AC took us for a spin this afternoon… wait, no… actually, he didn’t. Perrone Robotics has been working on a self-driving car, called Tommy Jr., and it was Tommy who took us for a ride on the parking lot test track. More pictures, and the story, soon.

23 February 2012 Secrets of the Mummy

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Excellent exhibit and film at the VMFA in Richmond. I don’t want to give too many of the mummy’s secrets away, but the most intriguing one by far was that the mummy in question, a priest named Nesperennub, was buried with a clay bowl stuck to the top of his head.

22 February 2012 Leap

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

I snapped this photo while lying on the floor. Parents were invited into the gymnastics session today and instructed to lie down so our kids could leap over us. Amazingly, no one got stepped on!

21 February 2012 First Piano Lesson

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

What Sam said when she came out of her first piano lesson: “Mom, can we fast forward to next Tuesday, please?”

20 February 2012 Snow!

Monday, February 20th, 2012

We drove back to Virginia last night in snow. (That was interesting). We were surprised, though, that it was still around this morning, since the weather forecast called for highs in the 50s. So we made the most of the snow while we could. Turns out our crazy steep hill in the back IS good […]

19 February 2012 Haircut

Monday, February 20th, 2012

18 February 2012 Granddaddy v. Sam

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

17 February 2012 Congratulations, AC!

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

AC started a new gig this week, as VP of Operations at Perrone Robotics. Although from the looks of this back room, it looks like he’s also the VP of gadgets.

16 February 2012 The Horse and Her Boy

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Actually, Benjamin was Sam’s master in a complicated storyline where they battled evil Martian creatures and ended up in the Heaven of Mars. Heaven of Mars was a pile of pillows and blankets at the top of the staircase and was very comfortable, so I hear.

15 February 2012 Tête à tête

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

14 February 2012 Valentine’s Day at Explorations

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

13 February 2012 Guest Photographer: Sam

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Because I was feeling too ill to take any pictures today. I gave her my camera and set her loose. After about 10 shots, this was her favorite.

12 February 2012 Look Who’s Driving

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

This is what I saw when I looked over to the car next to me as I prepared to drive away from my writing critique group meeting. There’s probably a story there.

11 February 2012 Bird Seed Ornaments

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

Toast for me yesterday, bird seed cookies for the birds today. This craft is via bargainhoot.com Source: bargainhoot.com via Carolyn on Pinterest

10 February 2012 Toast

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Hoping I’m not succumbing to the stomach bug that’s going around here.