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Attack of the Killer Munchkin

Tuesday, April 19th, 2005

How I sit down in our living room is as much a strategic decision as a comfort-related one. This is because the Munchkin, my precious little girl with the sweet smile, also doubles as a monkey. She just learned how to climb up on my bed, and she’s had the capability of climbing up on […]



Why is Olivo the everyday catcher??

Monday, April 18th, 2005

One good play does not an everyday catcher make. Yesterday, Olivo threw out a White Sox player trying to steal second in the bottom of the ninth for the last out. Therefore, he is hailed as “hero of the game” who saved the M’s from another loss. The M’s are playing .500 ball right now […]



Friday’s movie pick

Friday, April 15th, 2005

This weekend’s choice is a personal favorite, and one of my favorite animated movies of all time, Lilo & Stitch. Released in 2002, this Disney movie was meant to be on the small side in animation – no major special effects, very old-fashioned looking with watercolor backgrounds (a technique not used since the 1940’s), and […]



Re-reading the classics

Thursday, April 14th, 2005

Since the Munchkin sometimes has the attention span of a mosquito, it is hard to read to her. There are some books she loves, mostly because they have pictures of kittens, but she’s not ready for anything longer than one sentence on a page – a very thick, board-book page – just yet. Still, I’ve […]