September 2014 archive

Sep 24 2014

OWI Solar Robot Kit – Day 2

Cutting and Grinding Tools

After coming out of the gate hard and fast on day 1, my pint-sized, assistant robot builder seemed to have entirely lost interest in this kit. I can’t say as though I blame her. For an intellectually curious eight year-old with an attention span attenuated by Angry Birds, Youtube, and Kidz Bop, the monotony of preparing …

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Sep 09 2014

Looking for What I’d Lost (Part 1)

The Little Prince

The Little Prince once said, “Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.” In his case he was referring to a series of drawings he had done of a boa constrictor digesting an elephant whole, but it took me delving back into …

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