Question 210 of 365: What does a three year old think about the oil spill in the gulf?

Image by eschipul via Flickr Today in the car, my daughter wondered what the oil wells in the farmland of Colorado were all about. I said they were used to suck up the oil that was underneath the earth. My daughter paused, deep in thought, and then she said this …

Question 201 of 365: How hard and how fast should we jump on the ice?

Image via Wikipedia The Chagrin river never froze over completely. At least, not in my memory anyway. It was always halfway frozen in the winter, allowing for a few ducks to sit on the frigid water as it took them closer and closer to the falls beneath the Popcorn Shop …