Is it a Magical Phase?

Alexander is obsessed with card tricks. He comes home from school every day, does his homework and disappears into his room to learn a new magic trick from YouTube. He’s little, at ten his hands don’t fit on a deck of cards like mine do but he gets a little better each day. He’s learning the terminology and wants to teach us how he does the tricks. Last week I took him to Ivan Amodei’s magic show last weekend. There was this thing with darts… let’s just say that Alexander …

Surrounded by Fools

This weekend was long. We had drives to Costa Mesa and back both days. Saturday I put 130 miles on my car. Mr G and I did a little divide and conquer, but by mid morning Sunday we were just plain beat. When I say “we” I was referring to Mr G and I. The kids still had energy for things like bike riding, hockey and eating me out of house and home. Then, of course I’m following Justin on Flickr and he somehow leads me to a bunch of …