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Monthly Archives: September 2011
James Patterson wrote a solid column for CNN, giving some great ways to bring up your kid as a reader.
There are three main points he makes. First, the more kids read, the better readers they become. Second, everything counts- the almanac, stories about baseball, Holes, Harry Potter, even Twilight. And third, role models are the [...]
Here’s something you don’t see every day.
Designer Adrienne Leverette started making sweaters for her infant daughter after cleaning out her own closet.
Leverette explains, “I couldn’t bear to throw away a couple of sweaters that had been accidentally shrunk in the wash, and my daughter didn’t like to wear jackets, so I found a way to [...]
So, with the “new Kindles” – Amazon has brought the price point down to $79. Which is seductive. If you don’t want the advertising that it shows when not in use, then it’d be $109. Still an attractive spot.
What would it take to get these into our schools?
My elder daughter is reading a mass [...]
The circus is back! The circus is back!
The Ringling Bros Circus is back in town, presenting their “Boom A Ring” Performance from the 15th through the 18th. Come one, come all, down to the Rose Quarter!
Here’s what they had to say:
BOOM A RING®, a magical circus experience, where just feel away from your seat you [...]
Do you have a kid interested in gymnastics? Check out these cool classes and performances—
Saturday September 17 is National Gymnastics Day. From 1 to 4 PM, at Rose City Rhythmic you can get classes, giveaways and see performances by Junior Olympians.
Rose City Rhythmic is inside the Portland Athletic Club at 5803 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway.
Here’s your Chance to Join The Greatest Show on Earth!
Ringling Bros. cast call seeking new member to join its world-famous “Clown Alley”
Successful auditioners will be offered a contract to tour with an upcoming production!
Wednesday, September 14 from 10am-1pm @ The Rose Garden: Check in at the will-call window!
Ringling Bros. Clown College® is giving clowning hopefuls [...]
Spotted this on fatwallet: Baskin Robbins coupon.
Good only for this weekend!
Enjoy your labor day weekend!