Friday, January 3, 2014

The Friday Four, Part 47


Tomorrow morning at 10:00, I'm participating as a panelist in Spokane Faith & Values' Coffee Talk on "the challenges and importance of interfaith work in Spokane". My post on the topic is here.  If you're in town, I'd love to see you at Indaba Coffee tomorrow!


For Christmas, Santa brought each of the boys a book of origami.  The Star Wars Origami is pretty advanced, so we haven't done much of that yet, but all three of the boys have gone through the Easy Origami book and made pigs, carp, dogs, boats, and frogs to their hearts' content. They occasionally need help, particularly the five-year-old, but they're getting better with practice and it's fun to see them so intent on creating something.

A sampling of the origami completed
since Christmas.  Lots of fish & carp!


I totally geeked out when I saw this article and video.  Oh, how I wish I were in New York to see Sir Ian McKellan and Sir Patrick Stewart on stage together and possibly bump into them in character on the street! Absolute heaven!


As we say goodbye to 2013 and look forward to 2014, here's a short video by bing of "Heroic Women of 2013". Malala Yousafzai, Gabrielle Giffords, Diana Nyad, Janet Yellen, Antoinette Tuff, and more, all provided courage and inspiration to others this year.  Can't wait to see what heroes 2014 brings us!

1 comment:

  1. I got my 7-year-old niece an origami kit for Christmas and I've been a bit worried that it might be beyond her. I'm so glad your boys liked it!