A video is worth ten thousand words.
And unseasonably deep and cold Illinois, too. While we've been visiting family this last month, it has been more like December than November. I haven't gotten this much cold and snow all at once since my family left Wisconsin when I was 11. It has been a nice walk down nostalgia lane, and great fun... Continue Reading →
To begin let me clear up some ambiguity in the title: this is about making small schnitzel, not about how to make schnitzel out of babies. If you're here for the latter, I'm sorry you have to leave disappointed. So: I discovered today why my mom and grandma always made these little bitty schnitzel barely big enough... Continue Reading →
This is a creation from my 4 year old son, Cuinn. Everest of Paw Patrol is flying a spaceship constructed from a stormtrooper Mr. Potatohead. Note the arm in front: that's a laser cannon. Looks like a propulsion unit in the back with the stormtrooper mask. And the ship has eyes. Why? So it can... Continue Reading →
...A live action Jetsons reboot. I get it. Gen X is hitting middle age and we've got about as much money as we'll ever have as a generation. We've got kids and some of us have young grandkids (not me yet). And we like to watch cartoony stuff. And, it seems to me, we're practically... Continue Reading →
We live in the middle of either a medium-large metro of close to two million people or seven mid-sized cities jammed shoulder to shoulder around the area where the James River empties into the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. It depends who you ask. We've long been a family to enjoy a walk. Being temporarily... Continue Reading →
https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/941108294189449216 https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/941108295330344960 https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/941108296370589697 https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/941108297754730498 https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/941108298740391936 https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/941108299616997376 https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/941108300564877312 https://twitter.com/Tao23/status/941108301814738945 So, there's today's peek into my psyche. Maybe there are some clues there into why I often write about alienation and deprivation and internal turmoil. I don't know, it's so subtle... O.O