Many futuristic films have robots where someone sits in a console in the head or chest of this human-noid machine and operates it. It always looks like a combination of thrill ride and extreme frustration. The robot is huge and strong, but movements are stiff and frequently unwieldly. I know where the idea originated. Someone […]
Things we generally do inside.
Sunday the 6th of December, Natalie and I had to dissect worms for a science experiment. We started setting up at about 3:00 o’clock, when Dad was hanging upside down doing back exercises and Mom and Beth were getting ready to take the dog for a walk. Natalie and I had to find the dissection […]
I was surprised to wake up easily at 5:30. I let my puppy out, then sent out a quick email to the Chinese tutor about the lesson schedule for Wednesday. By then the kids were up and getting ready to go exercise at the gym. After a brief panic about car keys, we headed out […]
It is not uncommon for boys to climb trees on a Sunday afternoon. It is usually little boys that frolic among the branches, tempting gravity in creative ways. This Sunday it was a father and his 17 year old, 6 foot plus son. While their knowledge of equipment gave them advantages in gaining height, their […]
There is nothing quite like seeing wild creatures. Movies are informative and provide beautiful imagery, but nothing can replace actually being right there yourself. Such was the case with our backyard a week ago. At about 2:30 PM on this particular afternoon, I was passing by the kitchen window and noticed that the air above […]