There isn’t a whole lot Lady Gaga can do to surprise us. From meat dresses, to living in an egg, to the whole “Joe Calderone” thing, Mother Monster has pretty much done, said, or worn it all over the past six years. But one thing she hasn’t done is tap into her smooth, jazzy side, […]
July 28 UPDATE:
After a massive thunder and lightning show, and 46mm of rain in an hour, I brought her into the kitchen. Maggie Monarch passed over night, tucked in behind the curtain on the plant.
It’s so pretty, with a pretty useless wing.
I ended u…
It’s terribly exciting. I found another Monarch caterpillar (#2!) down in the meadow. It’s barely a spec from a bit of distance away. I found no eggs, but did find the distinct caterpillars. I was joyful.
And the first bug that got my curiousity is gro…
I have something to admit. I’ve lost the Lily Bug Beetle Battle.
(Say that fast three times!)
I’ve been religiously spraying Neem oil on them, until this past couple of weeks. It is an amazing preventative, but you must be…
Foam Play from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
Hours of fun with a can of shaving foam! They made ice cream this time.
Almonte Fair from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
Gramma & Grampa too the girls to the Almonte Fair.
Train Museum from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
Where the train goes, CHoo-Choo!
We put a movie together of our canoe trip! The videocamera was too close to the water bottles with juice. It wouldn’t work without making a grinding noise.
That was OK. We did a voice over. Isabelle was upset because the two fishermen wouldn’t wave to …
Foam Girls from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
This movie is about Foam Girls. A superhero story by Josephine & Isabelle, Gramma & Grampa!
We’d spend the afternoons covering ourselves in shaving foam. Eventually, we created a plot, costumes, props, extra characters, extra actors. We planned it over several days. I hope you enjoy it!
Dan Browns famous novel “The Da Vinci Code” mixes history, mystery, and a curious plot that keeps pages turning. Whether you love it or hate it, I personally remember putting that book down several times while reading it and thinking “Woah, it all makes sense!“. That feeling of “what the…” is hard to come by. […]