odds & ends

we found a neat hike up the mountains a few weeks back.  it was beautiful, but of course we left the camera at home.  we went back over the weekend, this time bringing the camera.  gavin, of course, was busily hunting for new additions for his rock collection. you can see more pics from our […]

fun with grandma & grandpa r

grandma & grandpa R came to visit the kids (and, presumably, us too) from California.  we had lots of fun adventures like going to red butte garden (gavin was excited to show grandma and grandpa around), the clark planetarium and the living planet aquarium.  gavin was especially excited about grandpa’s new car, complete with sun […]

cute kids

gavin and lilah have been playing a lot more together for longer periods of time.  i snapped these pics when they were being particularly cute together one evening during dinner.

face training

the kids have been working on their faces i don’t remember what this was supposed to be, but what it actually is is gavin saying okay mom and dad, that’s enough now similarly, i think this was intended to be grumpy but came across more confused…

teh s3quence 009: lilah’s mix

a new tradition i’m starting this year is to make mix cds for each of the kids every year.  i did one for G a couple months ago, and decided when i finally made lilah’s that i would post it here on teh s3quence.  so, here it is: 01 morphine, the night 02 poe, hello… Continue reading teh s3quence 009: lilah’s mix

aaand this is why digg > slashdot

so, don’t get me wrong.  i ♥ slashdot, i even like reading the comments for their biting snark, but it’s pretty much a given that if you post something stupid, lame, or sentimental, by anyone‘s standards, you’re asking for a lashing on the old /. sometime over the summer or early in the year there… Continue reading aaand this is why digg > slashdot

tickets, please

as per usual, the kids have been sick.  so imagine my surprise last night when, rather than unhappy wailing, i suddenly heard rambunctious giggling and laughter from the other room the kids were exchanging tickets (puzzle pieces) for a chance to ride on the slide (large armchair) this was being done as a solo activity […]

the not-so-hidden value of netflix

i’m pretty much completely in love with netflix. it started with some casual experimentation through a friend during college.  he had a netflix subscription and we’d often get triple features of obscure asian action flicks (digging deep in the early career of jet li with the once upon a time in china series — which i highly recommend,… Continue reading the not-so-hidden value of netflix