Monday, December 29, 2008

Gratuitous family media

I feel that I'm just not doing a good job as a Dad unless I blog about my kids now and then. For those far flung, here's a set of recents.

It's impossible to resist giggling along with this one of Nolan laughing hysterically at the frog blowing in his face

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And representing for the Badgers in the apron Grandma sent, here's Gideon drawing with his markers.

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A few family shots.

My favorite people in the world.


Gideon demonstrating the laws of physics.


Nolan, grinning as always.


Yours truly making sushi. We found a good deal on some yellow fin, but had to make due with sub standard, non-sushi rice -- which explains the look on my face.


One of Gideon's favorite video games is "Photoshop." He picks out the colors and the brush. Then I hold down the mouse button of a laptop while he moves his finger around on the track pad to do the drawing. Tons of fun!



Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Bailout your bicycle

If there's a silver lining to the $700 billion bailout it's legislation about giving bicyclists a tax break.

As a year round commuter facing sub-zero temps and snow this week, I was excited to see this news. Really, $20 / month doesn't cover a whole lot in bicycle expenses, but hey, I still think it's great news.