Month – February 2015

Time Travel Paradoxes R Us

Little A (thoughtfully, while looking up from playing Minecraft on the iPad): “I wish I had powers over time…” Me: “What for?” (thinking it was going to be something like making school time go faster and play time go slower) Little A: “So that I could travel forward in time to when I’m a grown-up, […]

Revisionist history

Mine is not the only highly intelligent and highly entertaining kid around. A friend of mine just posted the following story about her oldest son, who is just a bit older than Little A: Today we had parent-teacher interviews. Elder’s teachers told us that they’ve been having a recurrent problem with him editing Wikipedia using […]

High-tech snow warfare

So we’ve had a lot of snow lately, and this past weekend, Little A and I went outside for me to shovel a path down the side of the house and out the back gate (due to the quirks of my location, I very rarely go in and out the front – nearly always through […]

Little A, transit technician

On the way up to my place tonight, the bus we were on started experiencing some power problems, with the lights going off and on. Little A asked what was happening, and I said I didn’t know, but maybe a problem with the engine or the battery. The driver pulled over to try and deal […]