Archive for May, 2008

Improvisation

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

I needed to check our model train track for continuity, for our boys. I didn’t have a multimeter, so I improvised. I used a 9-volt battery, an LED, and a wire. I consider this absolutely basic stuff–something I learned so long ago, I’ve forgotten when I learned it.
I hope that we can teach our […]

Fry’s and family videos

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

We went to Fry’s yesterday and looked at the videos.  Fry’s put “The Adventures of Baron von Munchhausen” and “Corpse Bride” into the Family section.  While I personally agree with that choice (although they aren’t appropriate for three year olds), I was surprised that a company felt that way as well.