This is Samson.I know, I know, you wouldn’t have been able to tell if I hadn’t told you, but now that I have, you can *kinda* see where he was going with this… the jeans for the long hair… the sweatshirt (with sleeves flapping by his side) for a robe, etc… I gotta hand it … [Read more…]
Since I enjoyed reading Hungry Planet so much, I had to follow it up with Peter Menzel’s earlier book Material World from my library. Another two thumbs up. As is fairly obvious from the title, the author photographed families outside their homes with the entire contents of their households around them. For some, that required … [Read more…]
I got the book Hungry Planet from the library, and have spent the past two days stealing every free moment to read it. It is amazing. I have always been fascinated by other cultures, so this (naturally) was something that I would be attracted to immediately. And it hit me on several levels. First: Anytime … [Read more…]
OK, these pictures just blew me away. I was so fascinated I got my little old self online and requested a copy of the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats.
My “food photography” abilities are basically nonexistent, so I will offer you this photo (and this recipe) from Cooking Light. It is one of my favorite magazines and this recipe is truly wonderful. Trust me. Make it. Your family will thank you. Reading Elizabeth Foss’ blog is dangerous business. Not only will she inspire the … [Read more…]
This is his “dragon face” (his wings, which you can’t see, are on the back) The outfit Marie chose for herself (my husband said she was “wearing the catalog”) Reading the latest Bionicle comic book. Christopher’s version of “the helpful hat” (from the movie Meet the Robinsons) I *do* think this is really cool, and … [Read more…]
I just *had* to share the wonderful pictures my kids drew today! This is how we do it in our family — I find fun poems that will be a joy for us to read and memorize, and we read it out loud a few times every day. By the end of the week, if … [Read more…]
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Yes, it’s time again for our annual dusting of snow here in South Carolina! I would hazard a guess that right now we’ve got about 1/8″ of snow (yeah, that’s right. One eighth of an inch) and the grocery stores are pretty darn full. Bread aisle? Decimated. Nothing left. Milk? Still decently stocked, but the … [Read more…]