Last Christmas, the kid received an excellent board game: The Game of Life: Super Mario Edition. This masterpiece combines the best qualities of Game of Life and Mario Party into a delightful package. The Game of Life always seems a… Continue Reading →
This week my son learned a hard truth. “Live and Let Die” by Wings came on in the car and he asked me about it. I told him that the singer was Paul McCartney, who used to be in the… Continue Reading →
I just find this amusing. I was looking up Christmas stuff on Wikipedia, and I saw this first depiction of “Santeclaus” with a reindeer. I don’t know why, I just find the “REWARDS” amusing.
My son and I are just about done reading the excellent physics book We Have No Idea. This is a great intro to the Big Questions facing the next generation of physicists. It covers dark matter, dark energy, the first… Continue Reading →
We had some fun Halloween times today. My son got a ton of candy and I think the house’s decorations looked great. Here’s some pictures and videos!
In 1995, I created a Pez dispenser gun that could shoot a piece of candy 3 feet. I decided to submit that to Pez FAQ on Usenet alt.food.pez. It was the first thing I ever contributed to the Internet. It’s… Continue Reading →
Today, my son, wife, brother, father and dog went to Kiyokawa Family Orchards in Parkdale, OR. This is a nice scenic 90 minute drive through the Columbia River Gorge and up towards Mount Hood. They have a great set-up for… Continue Reading →
I started watching this with the kid. It’s a good show. He does think it gets boring at times; I don’t think he understands pacing yet. I think after we’re done with it, we’ll watch Bad Batch and Star Wars:… Continue Reading →
I just read an article about how ebooks suck. (I won’t link to it) I wholeheartedly disagree. My Kobo e-reader is awesome. Family members know that the books I read are often very large. I love not having to lug… Continue Reading →