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November 22nd, 2011 by Joyce

A layer of onion skin viewed by the new-to-us American Optical One-Ten trinocular scope with a Celestron digital imager via Gnome’s Cheese software.

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TAG Basic Bike Mechanics Class

September 11th, 2011 by Joyce

A few pictures from the Transition Houston Transportation Action Group Basic Bike Mechanics class at Performance Bike.  We started with a bike fit and repair overview and then moved on to discussing (and fixing) problems on our own bikes.  It was fun to have the bike shop to ourselves after hours.  After the workshop several […]

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If you give a mouse a cookie

August 29th, 2011 by Joyce · 1 Comment

  he’s going to ask for a glass of milk.  If you give us a clogged condensate line coming from our air conditioner last Sunday night just after we send C&D to bed, we’ll realize that we can’t really unplug it.  So, we use a hacksaw and cut it open.  We could just add a […]

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Toe clips for Carmen

July 18th, 2011 by Joyce · 1 Comment

This Saturday, C&D will mark being 6 and a half years old.  Last year, when C&D turned 5.5 years old, we threw a party at my mom’s house.  We invited the whole family: great-grandparents, aunts and uncles, cousins and the cousin’s children.  We rode ponies in the back yard, ate barbecue and cake, broke a […]

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Veggies at our house in the afternoon

July 13th, 2011 by Joyce

This summer, the rhythm of our weeks goes like this:  Dancing on Monday. Swim class and pool play on Tuesday, then meetings many Tuesday evenings.  Lunchtime book club at Rice on Wednesday, followed by friends and veggies at our house in the afternoon.  Swim class again on Thursday, then rushing to the allergist for my […]

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Wood Duck Farm Open House

May 28th, 2011 by Matt

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With the Mayor

May 20th, 2011 by Joyce · 2 Comments

Bike to Work Day, at Houston City Hall.  Transition Houston members with Annise Parker, Mayor of Houston: Even though we’ve talked about it before, C&D have a hard time grasping the role of a mayor.  Mayor Parker happens to be a Rice alumna; that’s something C&D definitely understand, since they’re on campus at least once […]

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Tags: Bigger Pictures · Bikey · Home Ec