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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Blankie

One of our favorite books in the Science household is Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This book teaches science, counting, fruits, and nutrition (when the caterpillar gorges on junk food he gets a tummy-ache) and it is beautifully illustrated. So when I found this wonderful fabric, and neither Minnow nor I could resist it.

A music meme for the weekend

I saw this over at Addy’s and absolutely should not have spent the time on it. But I did. And here you go. Step 1: Put your MP3 player or whatever on random. Step 2: Post the first line from the first 25 songs that play, no matter how embarrassing the song. Step 3: Post…

Look what I’ve finished…

This is Minnow’s baby quilt. I started working on it in my second trimester, just after turning in my dissertation. I was working on it the evening I went into labor, using some of the nervous anticipation and energy that I couldn’t channel into any academic work. After Minnow arrived, the nearly-finished quilt sat out…