This is Dora.
Dora is a multi-gazillion dollar franchise with tv, book, toy, game, happy meal, etc., tie-ins and a musical component that is the aural equivalent of ebola. I’m serious. The songs on her show have to be the most annoying music in the history of the musical world times [...]
We saw the LAST three episodes of Avatar: the Last Airbender last night. Devastating! Terrific! Fantastic music, spooky awesome art, terrific writing. Heroic moments for all the characters we’ve come to love, some yeah! moments, some moving moments, some holy cow, did you see that? moments. And how about that Lion Turtle??
We have been watching this terrific show for the last month or so, first on live tv, then on our dvr, and then (when we wanted to get the eps more in order) on dvd. That show is Avatar: the Last Airbender. An episode is maybe twenty minutes (a half hour show minus commercials), so [...]
Have I mentioned how much I am loving True Blood right now?
Well, I am. When season two first started, I have to admit, I didn’t know if I was going to stick with it because the first couple of eps were so…nasty. Horrific. Gross. Lafayette in the basement, Jason being [...]
I watched the pilot of “The Listener” the other night. At first glance it seemed to be a Canadian rip-off of “Medium” and “Ghost Whisperer” et al, a telepathic paramedic solves crimes. Yawn. But, to be honest, I don’t really care if an idea is a rip-off if they do a good job. Are the [...]
It all started with the arrival of a little lego Hulk, one of a hundred million legos, purchased in a tub from the thrift store.
” Mom,” said Luc, “Why is this guy’s pants all ripped up? And why is he green?”
Off to google! Where, like Godzilla [...]
Luc is enthralled with big machines. Bull dozers, backhoes, excavators, trenchers, dump trucks—driving past a construction site these days causes the backseat to erupt into squeals of “It’s a crane! Mommy, a digger! Mommy, Mommy, a front loader!” A couple of weeks ago, I ran across an ad for a construction site video for kids, [...]
Someone put cocaine in my cornflakes this morning. It’s not yet 10am but I’ve already made breakfast, milked goats, done a load of laundry, a load of dishes, cleaned up the yurt, made the beds, played trains with Luc, made a batch of chevre, ordered a new phone for my old dead one, and dyed [...]
Here’s a fun game for you:
First, put a kid in a school desk for seven hours a day, plus an hour or so sitting on a bus, and then throw in another couple of hours of sitting down to do homework. Do that for five days a week.
Next, design all public [...]
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today's yoga practice
June 16, 2013 | 10:10 am
Primary to supta konasana. Long stay in baddha and uphavista, then ollapse. i feel so winded today!
June 16, 2013 | 10:09 am
June 16, 2013 | 10:08 am
yin yoga again. lazy yoga.
June 13, 2013 | 2:19 pm
Primary to Janu B and then I ran out of time. Better than nothing, I guess.
June 11, 2013 | 11:09 am
Primary to navasana. Chatted with Luc about his favorite show for the second half, so breathing and focus were zilch. But mama/little boy time is worth it.
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