Saturday, May 24, 2008

Recent brag shots

Here's our little charmer at three months, with and without her magic smile...

pink dress

cutest smile

Just in case anybody wondered, this kind of project is labor-intensive, but totally worth it! Such fun and gradual unfolding of abilities...

Slowly dawning

donkeys head to headRafe has a great take on Hillary's handling of her gradually clarifying loss, framing it as a slow passage through the 5 stages of grief. As he says,
Personally, I’m ready for depression and then acceptance to kick in.
Yeah, I think it's time.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Fear versus fuctionality

Obama makes a good point about the silliness of refusing to talk to the folks that we think threaten us. I can't subquote -- go read the three paragraphs.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

This is just seriously funny

Ever helped a parent or other computer-challenged acquaintance with technical woes? Then you might appreciate the humor of this parody in which a user struggles with the new technology known as the book. Tech support in the Medieval era . . .

(via pal Don)

Monday, May 12, 2008

First Mothers' Day!

Here are three generations of redheads (at least, we speculate that the latest entry might turn out that way) together a couple of days ahead of the actual holiday and modelling the relationship(s) it celebrates. Hope everybody had a good one!

three generations
Smile for the tiny camera, all!

Friday, May 09, 2008

Quip of the day

Atrios on current political matters:
Still it's important to remember that the outcome of the Internet Asshole Olympics really shouldn't have much bearing on who you vote for either now or in November.

Thursday, May 08, 2008

In a nutshell, the latest

Rafe captures two good arguments for favoring Obama over Clinton in the Democratic race, each of which captures a major sentiment I've had myself -- one is positive for Barak and the other negative for Clinton. Worth a quick trip.