Okay ... not really. It was actually a very still day, which turned out to be fortuitous, because I hadn't brought my tripod!
Sometimes it's fun to just walk around the house with the camera and see what strikes you. On this particular morning, I liked the way the sun was shining in and illuminating my son's favorite cereal bowl.
The other day, Leo and I went through the checkout line with those most fateful of items: vinegar, food coloring, and eggs. The cashier looked at us, puzzled, and said, "Don't you need a dye kit for those?" No, we do not! Admittedly, this was my first experience with dyeing eggs since I was a... Continue Reading →
Here's my deep, dark secret from my past: I used to collect and play pennywhistles. It all started innocently enough; I enjoyed playing the recorder with my elementary students, and I was curious about similar instruments. So I bought my first Clarke whistle. I liked it, so I wanted to try another (after all, they... Continue Reading →
In case you were wondering about the Hoberman Sphere from my last post, it's one of those cool expanding-and-retracting ball thingies (I think there's one on Michael Scott's desk on "The Office"). How does it work? Well, I find the mechanics behind it very puzzling. (bada-bing!)
This past weekend, I was lucky enough to get to attend the regional gathering of an association that my husband and I are a part of. One of the sessions was about origami. Note: I did NOT create any of the stunning pieces you will see here. The hosts brought them for display purposes only;... Continue Reading →
If so, have some of ours! This was just a fun idea I had today. If you'd like to re-create, here are the steps: 1. Prop a piece of clear glass up so that you can fit your flash underneath it (I used the glass from a picture frame, propped up on two empty diaper... Continue Reading →