What is wilson silverleaf? We're organitarians; it's best for our bodies and the planet. We cloth diapered Nina for the same reason. We drive a hybrid car & wish we could afford solar panels on our house. I'm a strong advocate for homebirth, full-time mom, & also a movie junkie. We don't have a tv though; we watch dvds on our computer. We love contradancing. I garden & knit; Larry's a puzzle lover & plays fantasy football.

Monday, December 17, 2007

blog contest!!!

Update! Here's my lovely assistant rummaging through the names of the entrants

She can't read so it's ok if she looks while she does it

And the winner is...Shama-Lama Mama. Congrats, lady.

I have an Etsy store! Go check it out, post an entry on your blog linking to it, then comment on this post with the link to your entry and you will be entered in my first ever contest. The winner gets one item from my Etsy store. Contest will close on December 15, I will ship priority.

Please use this URL when linking to the store:

1. Veganmomma
2. Shama-lama Mama
3. Luci
4. Wannabe Urban Housewife
5. Wannabe Hippie
6. Tracy
7. Laura Williams
8. enviromama

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

no mirrors in my nana's house

A while ago my mom did a workshop with Ysaye Maria Barnwell of Sweet Honey in the Rock, and ever since then she has been doling out great gifts from it. The latest is a book version of the song "No Mirrors in My Nana's House" which also has a CD of the song. The other day Nina asked me to put the CD in for her and this is what happened:

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

whose child is this?

Nina asked me if she could take her cl0thes off today and as we were kicking around the house there was no reason why not, so I said "yes, but please put your clothes that you take off in your room." Later I went in expecting to see the clothes thrown on the floor. Instead, this:

It's brilliant and something I almost never do when I take my clothes off. Especially not my underwear.

Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

laugh or cry?

On the one hand, it's so comical that I want to laugh. On the other hand,it's so sad I want to cry.

Seriously, we're not talking about evolution here. Where does she think Jesus came from if there was no existence before christians? Where does she think the old testament came from?

Ok, so on further examination it actually makes me angry. The whole "Is the world flat?" thing was a little funny, but now I'm disgusted.

Saturday, December 01, 2007

so just come dancing already

If I haven't made it look fun already here's another awesome video featuring two sock knitters, also known as the Cosmic Otters.

the finished product

Nina's pretty tickled with them.

Posted by Picasa