Archive for April 2008

the eric update – day 1408: odin’s new bike!

the easter bunny gave odin a bicycle bell which was a little curious since it didn’t come with a new bicycle. but we rectified that situation in short order and odin is now very happy to wake up at 6 a.m. and ask to go for a bike ride. every. single. day. i have no […]

spring, southwestern wisconsin style.

the eric update – day 1402: odin strikes a familiar pose in his new, handmade sweater.

i wanted to take a picture of odin in his sweater made with lots and lots of love by his mamma and was amused to watch as he put his hands in pockets, slumped his shoulders with hair hanging in his face, stricking a pose that his grandparents will certainly recognize as the pose de […]

the eric update – day 1399: spring! swing!

yes, indeed, some of us couldn’t be happier about being able to swing into spring and finally wear our comfortable shoes and short-sleeved shirts

april showers bring may flowers.

and april dandelions, which odin does not think of as weed, but as a very real indicator that spring has sprung that should be cherished on display in the house. i’ll happily put him on dandelion patrol this spring. maybe we’ll brew a batch of dandelion and burdock.

the eric update – day 1396: odin’s enjoys his most favoritest breakfast.

we’d like to think that french toast is pretty much the most perfect concoction of carbohydrates, protein and fat ever invented, particularly when it’s made with organic, local eggs and whole milk, a smidge of vanilla and sprouted grain bread. of course, all odin cares about is topping it with a nice layer of maple […]

a sun kissed panorama

i avoided thinking about taxes by playing with macro lens, an orange and panorama stitching and produced my first panorama. i think this will do nicely as a super-sized print for the kitchen. autostitch/calico is sufficiently advanced to seem like magic. update: interesting. the uploaded version is washed out compared to the orangetastic version on […]

the eric update – day 1389: the ambulance chastises thomas the tank engine for speeding around corners.