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It was a gorgeous summer evening when our friends came over to play the various parts in Sue’s graphic novel. We are fortunate to have so many creative and theatric friends who with their props brought elements of the story to life. Sue will take these reference photos to begin illustration. She’s still working on [...]
As Sue is working on gathering reference material for her new graphic novel, and because we’d never been to one of America’s foremost cultural events (historically, speaking that is), we decided to go to the Great Circus Parade in Milwaukee. I wrote an account of the event for GeekDad. Below is an excerpt. The circus [...]
Photo Credit: Flickr User mightyohm This post was one of the more difficult to write. Sure, there were a lot of toys I enjoyed playing with. Lego is the most obvious. Computers too were a lot of fun to play with and program, but not exactly a toy. In the end I went with some [...]
One of Charlie’s favorite toys is Gears! Gears! Gears! I reviewed it for wired.com’s GeekDad blog. From the article: What kind of toy do you get for the budding engineer who’s big enough for Lego Duplo but not really any other building toy? ‘Gears! Gears! Gears!’ by the Learning Resource feature brightly colored plastic gears, [...]
I have a new post up on GeekDad: Introducing Our Kids to the Arts. Sue and I went to the RedLine Milwaukee silent auction benefit with the kids on Milwaukee’s near-north side. You could qualify this post as an un-GeekDad as it really doesn’t have anything to do with technology. That could be an interesting [...]
Wow! I don’t think I’ve ever been this busy before; December just flew by! So our blog has been neglected somewhat – an understatement to be sure. Regardless. On December 3, we welcomed Adelaide Margret into the world – 13 days early, healthy, and beautiful! Everyone is doing well, and our family and friends have [...]
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