“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”
After boiling some pasta for the girls at lunch time, I was telling Pip that the pot was very hot and she shouldn’t go near it. For some idiotic reason unbeknownst to me, I demonstrated [...]
“I’ll bet living in a nudist colony takes all the fun out of Halloween.”
Is there anything more sad than kids being sick for a holiday? I remember having the mumps as a kid one Christmas, but I don’t think I was ever ill on Hallowe’en.
“Human beings, like plants, grow in the soil of acceptance, not in the atmosphere of rejection.”
Fig worships Pip. Not only does she mimic everything Pip says and does, but she also likes to give Pip little gifts. Especially gifts of food. If Fig is given a piece of cheese, for [...]
“The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.”
The drawback of those great stainless-steel water-bottles for kids is the weight. Today Fig was enjoying a nice sip of H2O in the kitchen, when she dropped her water-bottle on her middle toe. The stainless=steel edge cut through skin, [...]