The other night at dinner, SteelyKid kept demanding that we sing. As there's only so many times you can sing the alphabet in a row, I decided to mix it up a little, and sang her the first verse and the chorus of "The Wild Rover" (these lyrics are close to the ones I know, and here's a YouTube…
This wooden octopus counting toy is adorable!
The only odd thing here is that the tentacles and baby octopi are numbered in a single sequence. It makes sense, I suppose - you want the child to put the numbers in the proper order, and that works better if you're filling gaps between numbers: 1 _ 3…
Artist unknown (National Zoo)
Today I visited the Invertebrate House at the National Zoo, where I saw this remarkable churning, twisting portrait of an octopus. Unfortunately, I was unable to find the name of the artist. The painting looks like acrylic or oil, and is about six feet tall - very…
Magnificent Seven Theme
pipe and drum version
To the Coffee Skate Club - nice routine.
Just one thing - real Scots cowboys don't wear boxers under the kilt!
Even not, nay, especially not on ice!