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2011
Oct
2010
Nov
08
Hyper
“Katya wrote the following poem for school for a prompt of picking an emotion and ...”
Oct
Aug
Jul
15
Couch to 5K-style playlists
“I've been doing my exercise inside this summer because I'm such a humidity-phobe, but surreptitiously ...”
2009
Sep
14
My Mom (by Emma)
“Shortly after typing up the previous entry, I found Emma's preschool riff on Mother's Day. Dated ...”
My Mom (by Katya)
“Cleaning my desk (yes, shocking) I found this set of prompts Katya answered for first ...”
Aug
02
Toby's First Dictionary
“A compilation of words (and gestures) that Toby finds important enough to learn and say, ...”
Feb
11
25 Things about the adult in this blog
“Typed this up for facebook and decided to share with a slightly larger audience. 1. Whenever ...”
Jan
27
If I Were President
“(I believe Katya wrote this from a prompt her teacher gave) If I were President I ...”
09
Domains
“I'm in the middle of trying to get rid of some of the things that ...”
03
Jobs (By Katya)
“1. Bilder 2. Crayon Macker 3. Painter 4. Bookmacker 5. Carpitenter (A list I discovered of what she wants to ...”
2008
Oct
Aug
18
IM’ing Katya
“There's been a renaissance of instant messaging in our house. After I sent Katya a ...”
12
Toby’s Scooting
“We'll test whether workplaces block vimeo, along with youtube! Toby has started scooting, and in true ...”
Jun
08
Toby’s Lungs
“Emma offered the insight in the car today (and I can't remember why) that Toby's ...”
May
Apr
27
Eight months of Toby
“While we were visiting both sets of grandparents over Spring Break, Toby tried two seconds ...”
Mar
09
03
Toby starting to be more mobile!
“So thus begins what is simultaneously more fun, and more frustrating. Toby is starting to ...”
Feb
27
20
Reflections on Toby’s Appearance
“He may look like a giant Cheeto. Really he just enjoys neverending bowls of sweet ...”
10
Katya, anchorwoman in training
“Katya got asked to read a segment on the school's weekly news show about the ...”
05
04
Restructuring
“In trying to decide what to make of the various places I update and write, ...”
2007
Sep
14
Career Matchmaking, or Otherwise Entitled Why I Like Working From Home
“After seeing a link for a career matchmaking test on Rebecca's blog, I'm not sure ...”
Jul
26
The opposite of tall and dark, but still full of mystery
“As many of you know, a couple weeks ago I started getting some strange email ...”
13
For those who don’t actually like eating cabbage
“It's amazing how much fun you (and those much younger than you) can get out ...”
May
18
Katya and Emma Snippets
“I hope to write up some of the highlights of our trip to London, especially ...”
Apr
24
19
The fine line of parental leniency
“I just handed Katya a bowl of zinnia seeds and the plant auger/drill combo (that ...”
09
Tumblr
“If you try to keep up with me, I've added all my web stuff (pictures, ...”
06
Airfare expensive? Please read!
“No one can underestimate the utility of Google Maps. Unfortunately, they're not much help with ...”
Mar
07
Book of Craft
“I decided to start a weblog with more of a focus, and one that theoretically ...”
Feb
14
Uncomplimentary names for a website
“Yes, "Twitter" is probably an awful name for a chat/social website, and the slang from ...”
2006
Dec
15
The requested wishlist, chosen from the most dangerous toys ever:
“Atomic Energy Lab: "Even more uncertain is the longterm impact of being raised by the ...”
13
See Katya read! Read, Katya, read!
“Lately Katya has been increasing in reading skills. She's looked more at books on her ...”
Nov
12
North Carolina vacationing
“The last couple weekends my family has been busy exploring the newness of N. ...”
Oct
17
06
We’re #5!
“So when are you all going to move here? Though I'd have to imagine our air ...”
04
Books read:1 (v.g)
“Weight: more than 125 lbs (think v. unfair short people get smaller numbers for weight), ...”
Sep
30
26
Blue? I see no blue
“This blog will temporarily be a pleasant hue of blue-green while I school myself in ...”
Aug
01
Cliff notes not needed
“If I am to break radio silence, one must imagine that it could only be ...”
Jun
May
22
No Place
“Being placed in an internment camp for opponents of the Iraq War was no small ...”
05
Alternate Plea to Encourage Offspring to Consume Their Dinner
“A-B-C-D-Eat your food-H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-Please. Q-R-S-T-U-V-W-X-Why-because-I-said-so-Z. Now you've eaten all your food, maybe next time I will ...”
Mar
17
Repressed Memories
“Mark put up a detailed writeup with pictures of the steps we took to give ...”
09
“I've been reflecting on my increasing reliance on playing World of Warcraft, which common wisdom ...”
2005
Oct
22
Lindsey Buckingham
“In this excellent post on last.fm, I discovered I had missed a Buckingham (and featuring ...”
12
Apologies
“You may have noticed I moved the blog again (if you even found the new ...”
02
01
Is it still cheating if she looks like you?
“My sister says I keep getting her in trouble. So, pay attention. Jan's husband's brother's wife's ...”
Sep
20
Ultima Online “Eighth Age”
“Eighth Age is Ultima Online's foray into the new mmorpg world dominated by WoW. ...”
16
Women’s Conference revisited
“I'm getting a lot of search strings for the women's conference in Denver with Sarah ...”
15
08
threadless full of heart
“Buy a special Katrina shirt for $10 from threadless and they'll donate $20 to Hurricane ...”
Aug
22
“Women’s Conference”
“So I usually decide I can write One More Time when something annoys me. And ...”
Jul
27
I spy with my little eye something orange
“Hmm, Katya's asleep so can't play with me, so I'll have to wait to share ...”
21
04
Jun
10
Monday Morning
“Though I don't talk to Vanlal a lot, whenever I do, it's usually intriguing and ...”
Only Katya’s Straight Man
“While we're at the Chinese buffet, Katya reassures me that she has a future in ...”
May
31
If you chance to meet a frown
“It's probably on the face of our server. Our poor hard drive is suffering under the ...”
Funny ha-ha?
“Today something unusual happened--I got a visitor. Even more unusual than that was who showed ...”
Apr
06
Warning: Yuppies with kids… and camera…ahead
“Our new toy for recording our children for posterity arrived today. So like any dutiful, ...”
01
April Moo Shoo
“So maybe you saw google's april fool's trick, but my favorite had to have been ...”
Mar
15
Xfire nonsense
“In my opinion, this is an excellent article about the lawsuit Yahoo served Xfire. In my ...”
Feb
26
Wishes of her little heart
“One of the great things about Katya growing older is that her personality is developing, ...”
21
Please forgive
“Nothing like someone else's embarassment to make a blah day feel a tiny bit better.”
12
Good catch
“Banana splits will be served, but feel free to bring something to share with everyone. ...”
08
Choking on something?
“Ushiro kubishime: rear chokehold, one hand on wrist, the other potentially cutting off air supply ...”
04
Jan
31
Main Domain
“In one of my less bright moments, I went with a url that's obviously a ...”
Where do we go from here?
“Overcome with the horrible malady of strengthening priorities, I suddenly decided that there's more to ...”
29
The 1-2 Law
“All kids age 1 must have completed #2 earlier in the day before entering the ...”

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