Spinach in my Teeth and Other Food

Someone emailed me today asking about the Capital District Fun Facebook page. Turns out that my link (down on the left column) wasn’t working anymore. Anyway, I thought that I’d take this opportunity to ask all of you to please, please let me know if you click a link and it doesn’t work. It’s like … [Read more…]

Playground Update

Did anyone else see the double rainbow tonight? Gorgeous! Holy cow, people I just spent waaaaay too much time updating the playground list. If I had the technical know-how, I’m sure that I could make it more efficient, but as it is I have a convoluted system that includes steps with Google Documents, then Excel, … [Read more…]

This Weekend

We’re very excited at our house, because we’re leaving for Jiminy Peak on Sunday. We went on the same trip last year, too.  Which somehow feels like a million years ago, not just because it was warm and rainy for that trip, but because  I’d just recently started the blog. I created the Capital District … [Read more…]

It’s My Blogiversary!

Actually, I’m a day late. Yesterday, December 14th, was the one-year anniversary of  my very first post. If you read it–or if you already knew me way back then–you’ll realize that I wanted to make a super-helpful database.  It would have involved a lot of learning technology and doing data entry, which would  be helpful … [Read more…]

Playground Project

Okay!  I’ve been saying that I’m trying to figure out a way to get information about all sorts of playgrounds, and I ‘m hoping that all of you can help me. Here’s how it works: Think of a playground that you think is worth knowing about. Click on the link to a survey and answer … [Read more…]


Hey, I realized that I’ve done more than 100 posts now!  Yay, me. Actually, I’ve been a little bit bummed because after steadily climbing in readership for a while, I’ve leveled off in the last couple of weeks.  It’s true that I haven’t been very good about passing around those cute cards, which would help, … [Read more…]


So, my cute husband keeps posting all of my blog posts to Facebook.  Which is sweet, but I was starting to get a little embarrassed, and I said, basically, do you have to?   Then he started teasing me, complete with fluttery, effeminate gestures of indecision and distress:  “Oh, I want people to read it!  … [Read more…]