Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Monday, June 21, 2010

Wknd: Impromptu soccer game

After a surprise visit from the Wolefinelli's good fun was had for sure. Whenever Bdub visits he's nice enough to indulge me in a little sporty horse play, which I always crave. And in honor of the World Cup(see post: TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2010) we had a little scrimmage, Wiles, Giada, Josh, Dub and occasionally nolzie were all involved. It was a great peek into some future backyard sportage.

Wknd: Slip n' Slide

(Picture not available, I was too wet to use camera) Pictures of bruises TK.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Wknd: Assembled and launched balsa airplane

I purchased two, having working knowledge of the strength of this classic toy. On my first test flight ( I had to try it out before the boys were around, just to make sure it worked, and didn't disappoint the dudes. 
SKY STREAK 1. Went so-so, but on the fourth launch, the rubber band powered vehicle ended up on the roof, they way highest point of the house.
WATER ROCKET 1. The boys were around so I busted out the Water Rocket (not pictured), but by the third launch, the pumped was already busted, so that sucked.
SKY STREAK 2. Was a semi-success with all kinds of tweaking and changing of trajectory and wing levels. It was good fun until wiles, in an attempt to really catch some height, gave it hard launch and busted the tail right off!! We managed to fix it up and we back on the flight schedule.

Wknd: Discovered secret swimming hole

Wknd: Handmade bow and arrow

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Friday, May 14, 2010

Friday, May 7, 2010

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Favorite app of the minute

Star Walk
Cost: $2.99.
A bit pricey in the app world,
But well worth it. Especially when compared to other star gazing apps.

Why: I've always looked forward to the night. Especially now, when I
get home from work, I look up in the sky and can see actual stars, but
can never really remember formations.

Great for: Geo tagged star gazing. Uses your location to help you
spot the constellations above you.

Extras: right out of the gate on the opening screen you get, sun up,
sun down, elevation, 5days of the lunar cycle and the ability to move
ahead dates. Uses really nice shilloutes over the stars to illustrate
the name of the constellation. Really nice zooming and rotation.



Favorite app of the minute

Cost: Free!
Great for: Picking paint samples from the real world and color schemes.
Function: You take a snap of a color u like and you can buy it and see
color suggestions.
Extras: Great little additional color picker tool, does suprisingly
nice color choices.


Wednesday, March 31, 2010

No more soot!!!(?)

After starting the job at 11am and working into the cold beacon spring
nite we finally have a new chimney!! Or at leasnt partially new
chimney, just a top and a liner. And a fat bill.

Hopefully this will stop the incesant coughing and black lung the boys
have developed.