Notes on portrait of a boy and his robot

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Click on the image to view larger at Flickr. Portrait of a boy and his robot Digital photo with post production Copyright J Kearns 2006 We had a children’s science museum down the street when we first moved to this building. H.o.p. loved going there despite the weariness of the exhibits, The weariness of the exhibits forecast the museum’s shutting …

Unexpected Conversation

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“Hey, hey, hey, happy birthday!” I look down to see a quarter moon sliver thrust at my face, and it’s not even my birthday but that escapes my notice as the fingernail is so unexpected. And I take it, assuming the intent is that I throw it away. Of course. “No, no, no, wait! That’s my fingernail. Give it back!” …

2011 Dragoncon – Aaron with Owly’s Creator Andy Runton

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Here’s H.o.p. with Owly’s creator, Andy Runton, who was extremely nice to H.o.p. and gave him all kinds of helpful advice. Dragoncon ended yesterday and Aaron’s floating on Cloud 9 today. It was a great year with everything he learned from Bakshi and Runton. Plus he got to hear Wil Wheaton and Slyvester McCoy yesterday and met Brent Spiner. Nothing …

The Pomegranate as a Canteen

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“Bruising” a pomegranate and sucking the juice out through a little hole is a lot harder than it sounds (or a video I saw). I should have whacked it several times with a bat first. Got a little juice but not much. I need to go ahead and take it apart. But it is a cool way of drinking from …

A Real Live Film in Our Back Yard

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Some people from the university are shooting a film out back of the building for a couple of days. We asked if it was all right for H.o.p. to watch. So, that’s what H.o.p. did all day. Tonight he asked for a clapboard. I thought it would be good experience for him to watch and get an idea of what …