Regular Life

Regular Life

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Archive for May 2007

Sound It Out For Me

When Ben was 1.5 years old, the only TV shows he watched were “Sesame Street” and the Baby Einstein videos (not “Little Einsteins,” which is totally different). Shannon found a talking Elmo that allowed the parent to customize it with the child’s name. Working within a web browser, she carefully typed in his first name,… (read more)

Melee Time

“They’re down there with swords and shields having battles! It’s great!” said Z, between labored breaths. He had run much of the way home. “Are they still doing it right now?” I asked. “Yeah!” Z said. “Well, let’s go,” I said. I grabbed my keys and my two camera bags and headed out to the… (read more)

A Place to Go

In my fourth grade Social Studies class, our assignment was to choose a vacation destination and calculate the time and money required to make the trip. My first step was to write a letter to the area’s Chamber of Commerce requesting information. I crafted a business letter under my teacher’s careful direction, sealed it inside… (read more)