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Old Man Hamilton

Acting her age

One of Leta’s favorite ways to pass the time these days is to recite the age of everyone she knows. She loves to tell me that I am 31, that Daddy is 41, and that Chuck, he is five, and that is not very many. Whenever we ask her if she is tired she will [...]

Three minutes of comedian Demetri Martin

Three minutes of comedian Demetri Martin “Other things stop working, or they break. But batteries, they die.” (thanks, Ariel)

Final boards of the floor installation

Contortionist

Jonathan Coulton covers Alanis Morissette’s “You Oughta Know”

Jonathan Coulton covers Alanis Morissette’s “You Oughta Know” So beautiful I want to cry. Direct link to MP3 here.

Right before he went outside to milk a cow

Chuck is wearing one of Leah’s convertible apron/bonnet creations. He really appreciates their versatility, boy howdy.

Such a geek

Transitions

Leta has been uncharacteristically calm during all the recent changes, and has not once asked to go back to the old house. She has been running so many circles around her room that a small path has been worn into her carpet. I was expecting her to put up more of a fight, but she [...]

“A Public Apology,” an essay by Steve Martin

“A Public Apology,” an essay by Steve Martin “Once, in Hawaii, I had sex with a hundred-and-two -year-old male turtle. It is hard to argue that it was consensual.”