Author Archives: oddtonic

Blogging from my phone

I do a lot on my phone now, and not a lot on the computer since the toddler learned that dance music videos come from there 🙂 I’m testing out this WordPress app on my android to see if it … Continue reading

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Rain, Music and Solitude

Par for the course, the entire 10-day forcast is rain. Winter enters the home-stretch into a cold and rainy spring. I like the flowers but it’s damn cold out there today. I’m feeling particularly introverted, dark and stormy myself. Country … Continue reading

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New Addictions and Ideas

Happy Valentine’s day! I am feeling super special as my site here just set a new record of hits per day. Thanks for the clicky love, people! I have to say, it’s probably because I decided to show myself some … Continue reading

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Wicked Good Pumpkin Bread – Gluten free, Dairy free, Soy free

Warning: This Pumpkin Bread may cause uncontrollable urges to sneak into the kitchen and eat more! I made the full batch – two loaves – for Thanksgiving the night before. At midnight. Half a loaf was missing before I got … Continue reading

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The Perfect Personalized Geek Gift (Order Now!)

So the Holiday season is upon us again and if you have friends like me, that means hours of agonizing over how you’ll find the perfect gift for the weird/original/geeky/nerdy/obsessive-compulsive/odd people you love in your life. Have no fear, your … Continue reading

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Striking Photography and Vintage lovelies; an Artistic friend with benefits!

I love finding new artists and crafters on Etsy lately… it’s extra special when it happens to be a friend! Charleen of Charleen Scott Imaging and Toolesque vintage has just listed a whole bunch of goodies I am drooling over right … Continue reading

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Alive and Well

Well Hi there. What? It’s been 3 months already? It feels like one very long, sleepless, poopy day since my son was born. He is 2 1/2 months old! I feel bad for taking so long to post anything but … Continue reading

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Robot Babies, Robots Evolve Altruism and Robot-riding Babies

So this is how the baby robot take-over begins: Patterns of Nonverbal Emotional Communication Between Infants and Mothers to Help Scientists Develop a Baby Robot That Learns “The babies teach the researchers how to program the robot, and in training the … Continue reading

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Video Links – Amazing Music Skills

I’ve been watching random videos online as usual, and have found a wealth of amazing musical talent lately! First up, some of the most amazing banjo-pickin’ I’ve ever seen, never mind that the kid is 8 years old! The Sleepy … Continue reading

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Geek Out – Current Research and Parenting Prep

3+ weeks to go! I’m sure my brain has melted with thoughts of baby. I’ve given up making coherent, concrete steps towards preparedness and am content to wander from rocking chair, to kitchen, to sewing machine, to computer accomplishing little … Continue reading

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