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TIME FOR A SALE WHEE

Apparently I owe the IRS an extra $500. Which, okay, not the end of the world, because budgeting, but also not my idea of a good time. Grumble.  (But hey, my newish anxiety meds are working, because I got the news from my accountant and just went "dammit, guess it's...

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robot overlord status: ACCOMPLISHED

As many of you already know from Facebook and possibly Twitter (I can't remember, it's 4 am and therefore I am not responsible for anything because this is an unholy hour of the morning and I have not had caffeine yet) the robotics kit has arrived, and lo, there was...

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look what the cat dragged in

I've been finding bags of beads outside my bedroom door or in the hallway on a regular basis lately. At first I thought it was probably Claire carrying things upstairs and dropping them, like she does with Legos (ow) but upon closer inspection, the bags all have fang marks in...

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halfway 13/18ths of the way to robot overlord status

The Tiny Evil Genius now has $80 in her Robot Fund, and I let her go bead shopping on Monday. She has excellent taste. And by excellent, I mean expensive.  (Well done, child. I, too, have extremely expensive taste - when I was 14 and shopping for my first good...

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support an aspiring evil genius

Summer vacation with an extremely smart and extremely devious six-year-old has been... interesting thus far. And by interesting I mean I am deeply regretting not sending her to summer camp.  I've been attempting to redirect her obsession with Minecraft into an obsession with Legos, which has been largely successful. While looking...

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