The Core Dump

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

[By Nic Lindh on Monday, 12 March 2007]

Boosters activated

Nic’s daughter graduates from child seat to booster seat.

Another milestone for Andrea: she’s large enough now that we switched her over from child seats to booster seats in the cars.

The huge bonus for her is that she can buckle and unbuckle herself now, which causes no end of merriment.

Retired Child Seats

Faithful servants lined up for their last farewell.

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I used to let Andrea eat in the car, which my wife never allowed in hers. Can you spot which seat came out of which car?

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