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Tom Swifties 2

Tom Swifties

It was a couple of weeks ago now, but this was our favorite Schott’s Vocab in recent memory.

Don’t take my K-14 away 1

Don’t take my K-14 away

It’s happened. Today Kodak sent out this really sad press release. Kodachrome was what I always shot before I finally went digital. I would occasionally stray to some new flavor of the week like...

Hardware Hacking 1

Hardware Hacking

Peter got an Arduino board for his birthday. An Arduino is a tiny standalone computer that can connect to all sorts of input and output devices. After the obligatory blink sketch, he put a...

Field Trip 0

Field Trip

Peter has a big field trip today. The entire 6th grade is going to Nubble Light. It’s pouring buckets today. Can you imagine shepherding a couple of hundred twelve year olds along Marginal Way...

Construction 0

Construction

They’ve been replacing the water mains on our street for the last couple of weeks. This is what it has looked like around here lately starting 7:00 AM weekdays. They seem to be getting...

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Fish Story

Two weeks ago I found out about the Cape Ann Fresh Catch Community Suppported Fishery (CSF). The idea is just like a CSA (Community Supported Agricuture) share where you get a share of the...

Look Up 2

Look Up

There’s a group called For Spacious Skies that used to run radio ads in the Boston area. They were very interesting ads. They just told you to stop and look up. The ads weren’t...

Tortellini Salad 0

Tortellini Salad

This is a family favorite summer salad, and it’s also very good at potlucks. It’s easy to make and doesn’t contain any mayo or eggs, so it’s very forgiving in hot weather. Originally I...

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Its almost the end of school yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!