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Entries from January 2005

It can be dangerous…

January 28th, 2005 · 2 Comments

It can be dangerous not to know hamster anatomy. Katy Lee and their family now have eight more hamsters than they did earlier this month. The babies sound cute and the parents prolific. The Lees have had a few birth dates in their household this month, including Elliot’s (another blogger) and Katy’s herself, on our [...]

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Tags: news

I’ll never kiss my geek again if that is the definition of geek…

January 28th, 2005 · 3 Comments

Dinnertime with Ted/Daddy can be funny and delightful. I haven’t blogged details of many of these adventures over the dining table, keeping them a secret aspect of our family culture . But last night’s was a good one. Ted was heading out the door to go to his local group which has named themselves “Geeks”. [...]

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Tags: geek

Clone Betsy Devine!

January 28th, 2005 · 1 Comment

Yesterday after I watched Dave Winer’s video clip, I realized that we need more Betsy Devines in the world. She’s witty, funny, generous and gracious. Just witness her rosl and daamsva. Life would be much better if more people danced amidst snowbanks on the sidewalk. Betsy’s vivacity, spontaneity and love of fun are addictive and [...]

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Tags: friends

And the octopus lay down with the alligator

January 28th, 2005 · No Comments

I thought the lion will lay down with the lamb was a Biblical quote but this is the closest reference I can find: The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling [ Hebrew; Septuagint lion will feed ] together; and [...]

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Tags: island

How to find a faith that fits your family?

January 28th, 2005 · 4 Comments

Last week Paul Beard described a conversation he had with another parent about raising kids with religion: If your memories of churchgoing are not ones you’d like to repeat or visit on your own kids, how to choose a faith that fits? Rayne talked with her daughter about religion Until the rules and the reasons [...]

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Tags: faith