Category Archives: Miscellaneous Musings

Another year gone already?

Well, you’ve done it again. Spent another year reading Caterpickles, and I am profoundly grateful for it. I know what I was curious about this year, so I thought it would be more interesting to spend some time today seeing … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, from all of us at Caterpickles Central

May your Cat TV be merry and bright this holiday season! Thanks for spending time with us at Caterpickles this year. Related Links: More Christmas posts on Caterpickles, including the classic “Does Santa spend the rest of the year sleeping?”

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We have landed!

After a week of driving and a couple of weeks of furious unpacking, Caterpickles Central (California edition) is finally in a state to allow for regular blog updates. We saw many amazing things on our road trip, but my personal … Continue reading

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Caterpickles Central Update: Our time in Chicago is winding down

Caterpickles Central is packing up shop and heading west again. This time to Northern California. Moving day is in mid-September. Posting will be spotty over the next month or so, as we shut down the Chicago version of Caterpickles Central … Continue reading

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Wanted: A few good beta readers for the upcoming Caterpickles book

As some of you know, I’ve been working on a series of books on how parents can foster their children’s curiosity. The first book in the series, The Caterpickles Bunny Book, talks about how parents can use public art to nurture their child’s love of art, without being an artist themselves. I plan to release the book this summer, but first I need your help. I am looking for 3-5 Caterpickles readers to serve as beta readers for the Caterpickles Bunny Book. If you’re interested, please leave a comment or email me. Continue reading

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Do you know what day it is?

Related Links:  DIY Balloon Tie Fighters (Made Everyday)

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Tax season cometh

Hey there — it’s tax season again, so I’ll be taking a few days off from blogging to pay my dues to Uncle Sam before spring break hits next week. I’ve set up a few short posts and some of our … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Parenting Fail

Dateline: March 28, 2012 The Five-Year-Old, under her breathe: “[mild expletive, mild expletive], our phone is broken. [mild expletive, mild expletive].” I knew the day when The Five-Year-Old started using that particular expletive was bound to come. Still, I wasn’t at … Continue reading

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Five years gone already?

Well, you’ve done it again. Spent another year reading Caterpickles, and I am profoundly grateful for it. It struck me this week that I’ve been writing this blog for five years now, and I thought an interesting way to close … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

We still can’t quite believe it really happened. Thanks for reading Caterpickles this year. Related Links: More Christmas posts on Caterpickles Santa posts on Caterpickles

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