Kids

Vine magic

At one point, while the kids were dancing around to the Happy Song, I took a short Vine video of their feet.  They got all interested in the possibilities of Vine.  We caught on right away that it was perfect for stop-motion animation (we did lots and lots of videos Read more…

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Thrifty Rabbit

Snuck out of work for a lunchtime expedition to the thrift store with Liz!  She was looking for summer clothes, but I suddenly realized that what I REALLY needed was a small rabbit statue.  I think he looks like he ought to have a name, but I haven’t decided what Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
Holidays

Over the Rainbow

When I was five, my mother was exasperated by my continued inability to tie my shoes.  People kept telling me that the rabbit would run around the tree and into the hole, and I just sat there holding the laces in my hand and wondering what the hell they were Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
File to Fit

Bunny vs Kitten

The dollhouse drama is fraught with tension and suspense.  What did the bunny, in her sweet pink gingham-check dress and frilly apron, do to get into this situation?  What grudge does the hard-working kitten, clad in the classic Uniform of the People, bear against the bunny?  I have no idea.  Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
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Easiest Home Repair EVER!

Replacing old window-screens is stupidly easy.  You don’t even have to measure.  Or cut straight! Here is how you do it. Buy these things at Lowes: A roll or two of window screen (about $6).  One roll will do about 3 windows, or a window and a porch-door. A bag Read more…

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Love and Belonging

Netflix has been telling me for weeks that I want to watch a series of TED talks.  I disagreed.  I wanted to watch Game of Thrones! But finally, on the recommendation of my parents (who had been getting similar recommendations from Netflix), I watched one, and now I’m hooked. The Read more…

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Spring silliness

Currently addicted to Spring Rolls – we had friends over for a spring roll dinner (“roll your own,” so to speak) and then did it again when my parents came for lunch on Sunday.  The idea is to chop up a lot of fresh spring veggies and wrap them up Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
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A Trip to the Moon

Katherine and I went to see Hugo, the film adaptation of the wonderful children’s book “The Invention of Hugo Cabret,” which I adore. (The movie is delightful – go see it.) The book is really unusual. It’s a combination of text and graphic novel, so you read for a couple Read more…

By Rebecca, ago