It's come to my attention that a few of you aren't familiar with the music of The Wiggles. What has this world come to? *sigh* For those in need of education, here are two versions of one of our favorite Wiggles tunes. The first features a guest lead singer, Christine Anu, so it's not strictly… Continue reading Let’s all go to the reef and have a great time
[Background info: Because he loves The Wiggles so and feels compelled to share their music with the world, whenever a Wiggles song comes on the iPod while Michael is in the car, he turns the volume up and opens the windows. Even mid winter. This infuriates Hyla.] This morning, Michael went out to start the… Continue reading Morning snapshot
Oh, my... If this was released to the public for good... I can only imagine the newspapers. "...And now we have new entertainment gold! Mr. Gryfe Thistle Puccini...says 'Stop giving me coffee in my bowl!!' And well he might! Yesterday the..." And on, and on, and on. --Hyla C. S. Maddalena, Guest Blogger
My big gift from M for the holidays this year was this gorgeous copper bain-marie: The one in this picture arrived dented, so we took some pictures to document the damage, then returned it. The replacement arrived this week. It's not just shiny, it's gorgeous. The copper is beautifully dimpled. The porcelain insert is smooth,… Continue reading Shiny!
Five years ago this February, I got a phone call from my father. Hyla and I had been playing outside on a huge mountain of snow that had shed off our roof and I heard the phone ringing. I rushed inside to grab it. My father said he had taken my mother to the emergency… Continue reading The limited, but real, powers of giraffes