The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Tuesday, 11 November 2003]

Crayons and Teletubbies

This morning Andrea came up with a way to combine two of her favorite activities: Watching the Teletubbies and coloring with crayons. That’s right. She colored the TV screen. I’m happy to report, though, that Windex and intense scrubbing will remove crayons from a TV screen. We learn something every day.

Andrea

This little incident makes me intensely happy that we don’t have flat-panel TVs, or that she decided to pursue her activity on the laptop screen. Shudder.

Music: On The Edge Of The World by Magnum

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