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Archive for January, 2008


Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Yay, my computer died! I’ve had a Toshiba 5105 laptop for 6 years. It has been a pretty good machine. Last week, the hard drive started failing and I just didn’t want to spend the time and money to repair it. I’ve been thinking about replacing my computer and Mary’s computer for a while and […]

Mental Addition

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

I have been helping Jared with his second grade math homework. He has been working on his “doubles”; adding any single digit number with itself. He has no problems with 1 through 5. Doubling 6 through 9 or adding any two numbers whose sum is greater than 10 is more difficult because he hasn’t yet […]

Jared’s First Snowboarding Attempt

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Jared’s First Snowboarding Attempt, originally uploaded by just…eD. A week ago, I took Jared up to Crystal Mountain to let him give snowboarding a try. As with everyone who steps on some kind of slippery board(s) on a steep snowy hill, there was some fear. But, he gave it a try and I think he […]

Cloning Clyde on Xbox Live Arcade

Friday, January 18th, 2008

If you have an Xbox 360 and you have a son or daughter who likes to play co-op games with you, then check out Cloning Clyde by Ninja Bee on Xbox Live Arcade. Jared is seven and we have a great time playing this together. Your character does have to beat up some security robots […]