Fostering curiosity in kids (and their parents) since 2011

Posts tagged ‘blog maintenance’

Five years gone already?

It struck me this week that I’ve been writing this blog for five years now, and I thought an interesting way to close out this final Monday of 2016 might be to look back at the top posts of each year so far.

a child's hands pecks at the keys of an old Smith-Corona Coronet typewriter.

We interrupt this blog for a writing day

The Nine-Year-Old has a day off from school today, and she asked me if she could spend it having a writing day with me. We’ve got her typewriter set up opposite my laptop n the dining room table. She even has a story assignment, and an important lunch meeting. It’s the Caterpickles version of Bring Your Daughter to Work day.

Mad Lib Spam

Normally, I just skim the comments that end up in my spam folder and delete them without thinking too much about them. I do this, because…