Afternoon project with TATA: On a rainy afternoon they make monsters out of play-dough and colored toothpicks. The stories they come up about them are awesome I wished I had written it down. The monsters have been living on a “drying” shelf for months and I was going to toss them out during a “people are… Read More


Found this Today via http://thecardboardcollective.com/….. Welcome to the 2013 Cardboard Costume Challenge!  Their Mission? to inspire the making of awesome handmade cardboard costumes. They have decided that this year they wanted to adopt a non-commercial, non-competitive approach (less contest, more spirit tunnel) AND  to make the event more kid-centered(it’s such a valuable design opportunity for kids.)… Read More


Baby Rocket is coming, maybe. In the hospital now. This is a dry run we may be going home soon. “Doctor” wants to monitor the baby, mom is having lots of contractions and blood pressure is high. We may spend the night. Little Pistol is with his Aunt and very excited to have sleepover. Special… Read More