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Scotty Turns Two!

Where does the time go? Scotty turned two last Saturday, and had a great time opening presents and being sung to. He practiced blowing out candles for about a week ahead of time, so when the big moment came he did a great job. (He

Laura the Teacher

This week Laura finally fulfilled a longtime ambition and began teaching her first college-level course. Laura was approached by VCU’s School of Business to teach a course a couple years ago, but as she was then 8 months pregnant, she had to turn it down,

Atomic Batteries to Power…

  I’m really looking forward to this one. After spending decades trapped in legal limbo, the 1966 (TV show) Batmobile is finally returning to toy store shelves this year, thanks to the folks at Hot Wheels. First up is a 1/64 scale miniature version, to

Laura Teaches

Laura fulfilled a longstanding ambition this week by teaching her first college-level course.  A couple years ago she had to offer to teach at VCU’s School of Business as an adjunct professor, but had to decline as she was 8 months pregnant at the time and knew she couldn’t finish out the semester.She’d pretty much given up hope that the opportunity would come around again, but a couple weeks ago she got the call

A game of H_NGM_N with Jason

Last night I played a really fun game of Hangman with Jason. I should explain a couple things first. One is that at the age of 3 and a half, Jason can already read and write on a 2nd-grade level, and the other is that

Launching The New Blog

Well, after letting the old site lay around unchanged for a few years, I finally decided to give it a face-lift. I figure most of my visitors are family anyway, so the new blog format will let me post all the latest updates in my