Incendio!

This one’s pretty easy, or at least it can be depending on how devoted you feel like being to the details. In a nutshell, we put a lithium battery extracted from an E-cigarette into a wooden dowel and ran some […]

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Squirrel Soaker

This is just another example of us recycling/repurposing the random projects we have lying around the house. We’ve enjoyed the close up bird & critter watching this handy feeder provides, but lately the squirrels have ratcheted up their efforts to […]

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Bike Accessories

Since having a kid, I’ve been experimenting with various bike accessories and figured this is a fine place to share a few insights I’ve gained along the way. As you might expect, I’ve had to make a few modifications as […]

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Pinochio’s Cousin

This one was a natural progression off of the jumping harness. Delilah was already pretty into it and an ideal age to pull off a puppet costume. She couldn’t really even walk at this point so it was also good […]

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Microscope stuff

It’s always exciting when Delilah opts for Microscope over TV- this particular expedition we (Delilah, myself, and her Camel, “Saul”)were hunting Tardigrades- a fascinating little creature (also called Water bears) with a penchant for survival. I’m going to regurgitate what […]

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Aviation Museum

Ok, this one’s not so practical for quarantine, but it’s an oft overlooked gem here in Charlotte right next to the airport, so even if you’re here on a long layover (CLT is a hub for assorted airlines and just […]

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Slingshot

This one looks easy and it is- I almost skipped posting it but as a project that totally can be done for less than $5, and in 5 minutes this hits the bullseye. Also, as fun and basic as it […]

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Dry Ice fun

Dry ice is frozen Carbon Dioxide- its very cold and pretty fun. You shouldn’t really touch it with your bare hands especially if your hands are wet because you could get frostbite if it sticks and has enough time to […]

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