Category Archives: beauty

So Far

Summertime

Aww yeah.

Ready To Go

Maya packed her bag, put her boots on and told me she was ready to leave home this morning. Well, that happened a little sooner that I expected. I suppose I’m going to have to get used to this feeling-very-proud-while-wanting-to-cry feeling.

Instant Camera

I bought a beat-up Polaroid Spectra at a garage sale last week, and a single unopened package of Polaroid film in unknown condition. It cost me two dollars, and it’s the first time I’ve ever actually used one; I shot them all on the walk to the bakery with Maya, and she was confused and […]

SOON

Bring Your Daughter To Work Day

Seen here wearing her favorite Rocket Shirt, this is Maya is helping me change the tires on my car. It’s important to get kids started early on this sort of work, I think.

Even A Change Of Hats

Sufficiently advanced fashion is indistinguishable from cosplay. The obvious corollary to that is: fashion that is easily distinguished from cosplay is insufficiently advanced. I mentioned this to somebody in passing the other day; today, my goodness, the Internet Provides: If you wear a white coat that you believe belongs to a doctor, your ability to […]

Grar

(That’s my girl.)

War Machines

Fire control computers solve fire control problems. Individually, these are fascinating: A seven-part instructional series on using the mechanical computers of the second World War to calculate firing solutions for ships engaged in naval battles. The first three videos cover “Shafts, Gears, Cams and Differentials”, the second four are about “Component Solvers, Integrators And Multipliers”, […]

A Long Silence

More soon, more soon. So busy.