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Posts tagged ‘Humor’

View of a remote control car from above, showing the tracks the car's tires have left on the bright orange dirt of a baseball field.

Wordless Wednesday: AI-powered race cars

Over spring break, my daughter went to a coding camp that taught her how to race cars using AI coding languages. The first day I picked her up, she told me excitedly, “Mommyo! My car runs on Raspberry Pi!” So of course, I responded: “What a coincidence. So do I!” #momjokes

Throwback Thursday: The Four-Year-Old writes Elvis

The Ten-Year-Old has been an Elvis fan for at least six of her ten years. There have been a few rocky points in their relationship, however. Like that time The Four-Year-Old learned that Elvis didn’t really like cats. And the day she discovered that she didn’t really like his Christmas album. So she wrote — or rather had me type — this letter to Elvis giving him a bit of timely advice. 

Irony. Defined.

 I find it fascinating to catch glimpses of what we were up to five years ago. This week, it’s Daddyo’s turn to be in the spotlight.…

The Six-Year-Old Watches Cartoons – “Superman Episode 3: The Arctic Giant” (1942) #ThrowbackThursday

Every Sunday afternoon (at least, every Sunday that we can manage it), our family clusters on the couch with a bowl of fresh-popped popcorn and proceeds to haggle over our Sunday Afternoon Movie. This week, Daddyo put together a montage of 1940s Superman cartoons. Watching the original Superman cartoons with The Six-Year-Old was much more fun than even my husband expected. My daughter comments freely on what she sees, and with Superman, what she saw was a lot of stuff people got wrong about dinosaurs.