Monthly Archives: October 2011

Day in the Life of Monday Forest Kindergarten

Not pictured: group snack, handwashing, quiet sit, game, lunch… It’s pretty fun for a job.

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Modern Antiquities show at the Getty

Drawing from its own strength and its own collection, the new show, “Modern Antiquities” at The Getty Villa cannily enters the Pacific Standard Time (PST) conversation as an unofficial “prequel” exhibition, juxtaposing the works of four major twentieth-century artists (mainly … Continue reading

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Busy Fall Weekend, In Brief

Last weekend, I squeezed in an extra big dose of autumn fun. First, I took Christian to Oak Glen to get a bushel of delicious fresh-picked Jonagold apples and to pick a pumpkin from a patch. I love getting a … Continue reading

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Bella Update

Thx everybody for always asking about Bella. I’m happy to give updates. She seems to be adjusting well and having fun. She has been home twice for the weekend; Bella as guest rather than resident is a novel experience. We’re … Continue reading

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Letter to Christian at 3 Years 5 Months

Dear Christian, It appears that every letter I ever write to you will begin with the words, “You crack me up…” You crack me up. Lately, you’ve been moving into a bigger boy mode. While we anxious parents had trike … Continue reading

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You’ll be Convinced

The video at the Kimberton Waldorf School website is the best description of Waldorf education I’ve ever come across. If you’re interested in Waldorf education, have a watch. You’ll wish you could go to school there.

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Gajin Fujita at LA Louver

Much of the buzz around Gajin Fujita these past eleven years (his first solo show was in Vegas in 1999, with an LA opening shortly after in 2002) has been gleeful gambling about whether this new-comer was burning too brightly … Continue reading

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More Not-Back-To-School Camp Stuff

I know everybody thinks I’m exaggerating when say how much creativity and talent there is floating around camp, but it’s TRUE! These are teenagers, 12-19, and they are really getting on with their lives. The video below has one of … Continue reading

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NBTSC Oregon Session II, Summer 2011

[/caption] There was a beautiful swimming hole that we tried to visit every day. There were crayfish and newts. Here is a short video of some of the kids trying to WALK ON WATER. Hilarity abounded. And here’s another video … Continue reading

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