Sunday, October 4, 2009


Charlie opened the Chronicle Herald this morning to a picture of the Dalai Lama. "Oh look," he said. "He's a GOOD guy." My heart warmed. "Yes, dear," I agreed. What a perspicacious, sensitive little soul I have!

"Hold on," he said. "I'm going to get a marker and make him evil."

Friday, October 2, 2009

Art, art, and more art

We had a fairly quiet, at-home day today, and Charlie plundered the craft cabinet. This was my favorite of the pieces that emerged:

He described this to me as an abstract design for holiday wrapping paper. He let me hang it up, with the caveat that we'll take it down and copy it on the color copier to use for Christmas. Later, though, he said it was a three-mouthed dinosaur. So who knows.

The other day, he nagged me into providing technical assistance for a Wonder Woman outfit:

We're still looking for the right material to make a magic lasso. Maybe yellow yarn?