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Monthly Archive for January, 2008

A mom will always have a thermometer handy. I have the worst post-Macworld Expo cold. I think I have a fever, but I have no thermometer. My sister Peg, mom of the niece/nephews, is on the way. There’s a lot of things I like about living on my own, but being sick with no one [...]

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Despite the craziness that is Macworld Expo Week, I had a chance to sit down on Wednesday with Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte on their podcast, Jumping Monkeys. The general theme of the podcast is “parenting in the digital age” and it’s one of my favorites. Even if you’re not a parent, you can pick [...]

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Armchair Parenting

I’m in the San Francisco Bay area this week, down from Portland for the annual Macworld trade show. If you’re at the show, come say “hi” at booth S313. (It’s a crazy week for those of us who work in the Mac industry–if I don’t get a chance to blog again before January 20, I [...]

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Over Christmas, I got to spend time with my best friends, who live in Seattle. Charlotte, their daughter, and I like to make goofy videos for YouTube. Photo Booth is great for taking “photo booth” style snap portraits, but in the latest version of Mac OS X (Leopard), Photo Booth can make videos as well [...]

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If that title makes you squirm, sorry, but that’s what I saw last night. I was playing with Violet and Dash, when Jack-Jack calls me to look at him. He was holding his right hand out, and it was literally dripping blood. I have seen a few scrapes with kids before, but not that much [...]

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Like most people, I have some personal resolutions for 2008. I thought it would also be interesting to come up with some aunt-related resolutions. 1) Get more pictures taken with the niece/nephews I don’t have enough photos of myself and the niece/nephews. Instead of wishing I had more from when they were younger, I’m going [...]

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