Monthly Archives: June 2006

Fish taco review #3!

la sirena’s delicious ceviche Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. So, my mommyblogging homie Jo Spanglemonkey and I went in search of fish tacos down in Redwood City’s “other downtown” on Middlefield. We were headed for 7 Mares, but found it … finish reading Fish taco review #3!

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spontaneous elevator construction

spontaneous elevator construction Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. Meme succesfully transmitted. Elevator construction is underway, complete with mysterious masking tape structural reinforcements and laborious “double knots” as explained yesterday during thread-tying and wing-making. Maybe the Age of Crafts has finally … finish reading spontaneous elevator construction

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wing modifications, sewing, and my mom

sewing stuff Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. Moomin’s cool dragon wings look beautiful but needed some help to stay on better. I suggested straps across the wingtips so that he could hold onto them, flap, and soar. What I loved … finish reading wing modifications, sewing, and my mom

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Pride March in San Francisco

waiting for the train Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. We didn’t catch the actual march, other than a glimpse of some of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and a float full of sweaty dancing cowboys, but the playground at Civic … finish reading Pride March in San Francisco

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A brief note from Bloggercon IV

sylvia paull is the cutest ever Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. I’ve barely seen my child today… maybe for about 10 minutes… But I had a great time at Bloggercon IV. Here’s a photo of Sylvia Paull of Gracenet, a … finish reading A brief note from Bloggercon IV

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The nightclub for kids: Baby loves disco

I can’t wait to bring Moomin to this: Baby Loves Disco. At 2pm on a Saturday, a nightclub for kids with fabulous DJs. We can all dress up and go dancing together. He’ll love it. I hope it’s not too … finish reading The nightclub for kids: Baby loves disco

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Tomorrow, snip snip snip on the tubes

red pail on the beach Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. I’ve been thinking about getting my tubes tied for a while now. The IUD didn’t work out, and I don’t want to have any more babies. Just the other day … finish reading Tomorrow, snip snip snip on the tubes

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Mom, why are you making me shake hands with Darth Vader?

Milo with storm troopers Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. We had a great time at Robogames today, watching weird robots slice each other into scrap. Deadly 60 pound pizza boxes with scythes! Helicopter chainsaw things! Metal turtles with flamethrowers! The … finish reading Mom, why are you making me shake hands with Darth Vader?

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The Stupendous Seven in the tub, in battle

swimming goggles Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. “Hey Mom, if you had the Fantastic Four, and another team of superheroes that I just made up called the Stupendous Seven, and if they were my toes, and one of them died, … finish reading The Stupendous Seven in the tub, in battle

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reading the actions of babies

I’m in a cafe at Balboa and 35th watching somone else’s baby be a genius. Maybe 18 months. Newly walking and independent. So proud to take grapes out of a cup and eat them. Pointing at things and saying a … finish reading reading the actions of babies

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dentists, worry, and rodents of unusual size

Moomin doesn’t have any cavities! I can rest easy! If he had even a tiny cavity, I was going to feel low, low, low. In fact I made up my mind that if a Moomin tooth needed drilling, it was … finish reading dentists, worry, and rodents of unusual size

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living our lives gives our kids permission to live theirs

Hugo says it really well: he thanks his mom for having a life. …my mother also gave a great gift to my brother and me: she always made it clear that she wasn’t sacrificing her life for us. and my … finish reading living our lives gives our kids permission to live theirs

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When day care staff is properly laid back

Read the title Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. Caption on wall, by day care staff / aspiring museum curator: 4th & 5th Grade MASTERPIECES On May 16 and 18 the children created these wonderful works of art, complete with creative … finish reading When day care staff is properly laid back

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Fish taco review #2: Sancho’s, with baby

sancho’s fish tacos Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. Sancho’s is in a struggling strip mall in Emerald Hills, an unincorporated bit of Redwood City that’s up in the hilly bit — where houses get mega expensive and there’s no sidewalks. … finish reading Fish taco review #2: Sancho’s, with baby

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a made-up joke that makes sense

What did the cat say to the hamster in the library when they were about to read a book? “Hey, would you like to read my TALE?!” Moomin made this up today at the library and told it to the … finish reading a made-up joke that makes sense

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comic books in the think tank

cartoon history of the universe Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. Political organizing, religion, books, feminism, writing, blogging, history, alternate history, poker hands, more books, the conversation went on for hours at my friend Deb’s house, swirling over Moomin’s head as … finish reading comic books in the think tank

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blowing it at the birthday party

ice cream scoop of dooooooom Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. I’m at SuperT‘s kid’s birthday party, and the kids are making animal masks out of paper plates. It’s Hamster’s 6th birthday and he’s still pretending to be a cheetah every … finish reading blowing it at the birthday party

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Speed Demon vs. Spiderman: The Movie

Moomin just told me, almost too excited to talk, that at recess today he “made up a new movie, called Speed Demon vs. Spiderman, kind of like Daredevil vs. Spiderman, but with a new villain.” I asked him more about … finish reading Speed Demon vs. Spiderman: The Movie

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little moments of hive mind

baby herding Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. Warning: sappy. We used to have it every day: All sitting together watching our kids swirl around like little cartoons of brownian motion on lawns, in sandpits, sidewalks. Now that I don’t have … finish reading little moments of hive mind

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fishy fishy fishy: fish taco post #1

mi casa es su casa, fishy fishy fishy Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. Jo Spanglemonkey and I made a pact to eat fish tacos at every possible place in Deadwood City, and to blog it thoroughly. We started with her … finish reading fishy fishy fishy: fish taco post #1

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