Transitional tweetsFebruary 28, 2013
[from the end of 2012 and the start of 2013]
Phil and I just used his Lego walkie talkies (and Skype) to help locate my missing cell phone. Pretty cool.
My 6-year-old can make a military conflict out of ANYTHING. This morning the orange earplugs are fighting the green earplugs.
My 6-year-old son, after dinner: “I just want to watch [YouTube] videos. I had a rough day.”
The @Pilobolus dance group just performed in Edmonds. They were great, though their piece “Symbiosis” looked more like commensalism to me.
Today’s times (in seconds) for my Ravenna Park hill repeats: 86, 86, 88, 88, 87, 87, 88, 88, 86, 86. Such beautiful temporal symmetry!
Clerk at @theochocolate on whether my 6-year-old can work for free samples: “We’re totally fair trade — except for the child labor thing.”
My 6-year-old had his 1st songwriting class today. He wrote: “When there’s trouble in the streets the cops are there.” Not sure of the tune.
Via @nprnews: My Yeast Let Me Down: A Love Song http://n.pr/112NhQo
Me: “I need to change out of these scrubs. I can’t wear them to work.” My 6-year-old, protesting: “But Dad, they make you look scientist-y!”
I’m awake at 3:30 with an urge to make bread pudding. What is wrong with me?
Amazing course record of 19:35 at @HURThawaii 100 miler by @gary_robbins! Did they pave the course or something?
Latest http://SingAboutScience.org interview is with genre-hopping autotune wiz @musicalscience.
My 6-year-old is doing homework on shapes. He was stuck on pyramids ’til I showed him the Scooby-Doo episode when the gang visits Egypt.
A jewelry store ad on a Metro bus includes this customer quote (from Pam of Issaquah): “Nothing like finding the perfect jeweler.” Hmm.
Literally and figuratively, I am ending the year several pounds lighter than I started it.
Me: “And they changed the Lenin statue’s hat…” My son, 6: “…because he can’t change it himself.” Not what I was thinking, but true.
Nikki Kimball is probably the toughest endurance athlete I’ve ever met. I’m looking forward to seeing this film. http://tinyurl.com/bwunfvv
My 6-year-old: “McDonald’s cheers me up because I make new friends there, one, & I love their food, two.” Now he’s happy but I’m depressed.
Me: “Is it easier to be a kid or an adult?” My 6-year-old son: “A kid.” “Why?” “Because kids can fit into small boxes but adults can’t.”