Tag: kids

November 18, 2018

For over a decade now, I’ve shot the Norwich Halloween gathering in front of the Norwich Inn for Norwich Recreation. When I first started doing it, my own kids were part of the gaggle of kids gathering to bob for…

March 6, 2015

Sometimes… a picture just comes together nicely, even when you’re on the verge of frostbite. Ford Sayre Nordic’s ski program had it’s last day of practice at Oak Hill in Hanover, NH this week, and the kids got a chance to show…

February 14, 2014

The shots might have pushed her over the edge. Our family of four was preparing for a six month stay in Rwanda last year, and my 10-year old daughter was growing increasingly ambivalent about the prospect. Now there were rabies…

October 29, 2013

The younger son of my best friend from high school just turned 21 today. I have, quite literally, known this kid his entire life — I babysat his older brother the night he was born. He’s just a little under…

November 17, 2006

Lilly Del Pinto, Illinois mother of a 5-year-old girl said she was halfway through reading “And Tango Makes Three” to her daughter “when the zookeeper said the two penguins must be in love.” “That’s when I ended the story,” she…

October 12, 2006

I’ve harped on this issue before — I guess you could call it an obsession of mine. So here I go again: I can’t stand the notion of people hurting kids in any way for whatever reason; moreover, callous indifference…

October 5, 2006

“Allright, boys and girls, you open your books to page 93 while I cover you…” Wisconsin State Representative Frank Lasee (R – duh!) wants to make it legal for teachers and other staff to carry guns. Not sure how he…

October 3, 2006

There’s a great thread over at Firedoglake discussing Rep. Reynolds’ (R-Denial) use of children as props at his recent press conference to fend off questions regarding his role in PageGate. Joyce in comments mentioned the similarity with Saddam Hussein’s use…

September 20, 2006