Nothing is more fun for Mom and Sister than doing dishes and watching Dad and Brother play Battleship!
linocut in progress. Cutting a block, at least how I do it, must be one of the dumbest, most awkward ways to make an image. Not that the end result has to be dumb and awkward, but as an approach to building an image, as a way of drawing, it’s completely ridiculous.
One of our family activities is to draw “monsters” together - the Surrealist “Exquisite Corpse” game. I’ll let you figure out which bits are by Rachel (7), Katie (5), Marti and me. Almost all of them have contributions from all 4 of us. A strip of paper is folded in quarters, and passed around to each person, who draws the head, torso, legs, or feet without looking at what anyone else has drawn. We usually have four going at once, so everyone’s drawing all the time. It’s a bunch of fun.
The category is: weirdest thing someone handed me today. The answer? “Bacha for Coroner” lifesavers, handed to me at the voting station. Of all the candies he could have chosen … lifesavers? Really?
was told by my five year old daughter:
"It’s easier to shoo a fly when it’s alive, but it’s easier to put shoes on a fly when it’s dead."