While it’s a relief from the commercials of cartoons (aquadots that turn to GHB, for example) the science shows Carter enjoys have perils of their own. Apparently, people who watch daytime documentaries are target audiences for herbal enhancements. Carter saw one of those ads today and had this to say: Carter: A pill to be [...]
Carter’s really into watching documentaries on the Discovery, Science or History channel. Yesterday we were watching The Universe on the History channel. Carter: So. The moon will eventually run out of our gravity. (thinking) The moon will be gone. Me: The moon will be gone? Carter: But, the Sun will flare out before the moon [...]
At lunch today I complained that we don’t get enough comments on our blog. Carter had this idea: Carter: Well, Mom, why don’t you set it so no one knows it’s you that’s writing, and then they’ll think it’s a good blog and maybe they’ll comment. Ummm. . . comments anyone?
I have a dream. It seems attainable- not one of those “I-want-to-build-a-solar-powered-house-next-door-to-Christopher-Walken” dreams, but a simple aspiration. I want to sleep in on Saturday morning with my spouse. Now that Carter is adept enough at remote controlling, it’s almost a possibility. 5:45am Archie: Daddy doesn’t want to cuddle with me. Kevin: zzzzzzz Me: (Manage to [...]
As I stumbled out for coffee this morning Carter greeted me with a small whitish thing. Carter: Look! Mom!! Me: You got me a piece of corn? Carter: I lost my tooth in the middle of the night!! I checked as soon as I got up to make sure the tooth fairy didn’t take it [...]
I’m always pleased when we get to incorporate math into our daily living- it becomes more like an intriguing puzzle, less like work. Carter: Mom? What’s a thousand times a thousand? Me: mmmm. Add up the zeros, right? So. . . a hundred times a thousand is a hundred thousand, so a thousand times a [...]