So, our little Ella Joy is obsessed with driving in the car, or “auto” as she calls it. And, being half swiss, she is fascinated by cows, or “moooh’s” in Ella speak. Knowing this, it’s no surprise that Ella is in love with Craig Frazier’s “Stanley goes for a drive“. It entails “autos” and “moo’s”. The last page in the book is our favorite. Very to the point.
I finally created a swissmiss bookshelf over on LookyBook so that I can find our favorite books faster. Do you have a LookyBook bookshelf? If so, would you mind to share it? Post it in a comment below! I’d love do discover my reader’s favorite picture books.
Whether they’re identical or fraternal, twins are just as competitive as all pairs of siblings. The most common contest between twins? Who’s older (usually by a few minutes). Set the record straight early on with these First Born and Runner Up one-pieces for newborn twins.
… Freebase is “open shared database of the world’s knowledge.” This sounds the same as Wikipedia, but it is really quite different, because at the heart of Freebase are the ideas of semantics and openness via API.
Unlike Wikipedia, which is a free form database, Freebase is structured, where concepts and relationships are interlinked into a gigantic network or graph. Another important difference is that Freebase is all about its API. Any information contained inside the database is accessible and can be retrieved via queries. In addition, the data in Freebase is under a Creative Commons license – meaning that is readily exportable and useful by others.
Free Idea Factory is a repository of free ideas. Some people have too many ideas, some people like to work from a prompt. Here is a place where the two can attempt to equalize the uneven pressures in the fluids of their creative minds. These ideas really are free, you are invited to use them, abuse them, twist them, turn them, shake them, bake them, make them your own. Really. …
This is for my friends Martina, Vivien, Tracey and Carl, my dear friends that moved away from NYC. I miss you guys! (And we can soon add Jennifer and Christine to the list!) Beautiful painting by Maura Cluthe.