This blog currently serves as a journal of what one particular community member, Uriel Fury, has been doing. The journal is updated infrequently. This journal is for friends, family, community members to know what we've been up to at a glance. It might also help us when it comes time for portfolio evaluations.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

May 28th - July 22nd, 2012

A sampling of the stuff we've been up to over the last 8 weeks.


Watched
Let's Play videos - The Binding of Isaac, Portal & Minecraft - YouTube
Yogscast & Yogscast - YouTube
Mythbusters - Netflix
Psych - Netflix
Wizards of Waverly Place - Netflix
House of Anubis - Netflix, Amazon Prime
America's Funniest Home Videos - Netflix
VlogBrothers videos - Jokes, Jokes and more Jokes - YouTube
CrashCourse - Taxonomy - YouTube
The Minutemen - Movie - Netflix
X-Men Animated Series - Netflix
Brave - Movie - AMC Theatre
GLaDOS Siri video - YouTube
Futurama - Netflix
Word Girl - Netflix
True Jackson VP - Netflix
The Electric Company - Netflix


Played
Lego
Little Big Planet 2 (LBP2) - PS3
Minecraft - Computer, iPad
Spongbob Diner Dash - iPad
Horseshoes - Lawn game
Binding of Isaac - Steam
Rush Hour - Puzzle board game
Various Online Games (mostly Flash based) - Online
Roblox -Online
Wingeria - Online
Contour Game - Online
Bingo - Board game
7 Little Words - iPad
Electric Box - Online
Aqueducts - iPad
Scrabble - Board game
WarioWare D.I.Y. - 3DS
Yamodo! - Drawing/Writing game
Fruit Ninja - iPad
Nitrome.com
Played doughnut shop with calculator - Pretend play
7 Little Words
Read
Game Informer - Magazine
Field Guide to Luck - Book
NatGeo Kids - Magazine
Lego Club - Magazine
The Brick Journal - Magazine
Ranger Rick - Magazine

Researched/Discussed
Ipecac syrup
Minecraft splash screens & their meanings
Difference between 'imminent' & 'eminent'
Cork trees
Croissants
Calculator alphabet & spelling
Leet
Converting minutes into hours & visa versa
Talked about our up coming Unschooling conference
Interrobang
Moon mod and Tekkit mod for Minecraft
Marshmallows
Fahrenheit, Celsius & Kelvin
Rube Goldberg Machines
Neat temperature scale we found
Wrote
Directions to game
Kept score on paper for a few games
Wrote skit for Lego characters
Wrote/Drew plans for LBP2 levels
Secret messages in hieroglyphics at Natural History Museum
Wrote/Drew comics

Listened
NPR in the car

Created/Built
Various Lego weapons
Skit for Lego minifigures
LBP2 levels, characters, objects & movies
WarioWare D.I.Y. microgames
Various drawings, notes & gaming plans
Comics
Artist Trading Cards (ATCs)
Helped set up index card box for gaming notes & plans
Plans for a LBP2 level
Went/Community
Memorial Day BBQ at Christina, Ted & Chad's
Picked up CSA w/ M
D's 6-Pax and Dogz
The Sharp Edge
The Harris Grill
Playdates at Kristilee's w/ Cian
Claddagh
Taj Mahal
Java House
Burger King
Friday's
AMC Lowes Theatre
Barnes & Noble
Forth of July bonfire & fireworks at the Gyres
Breadworks
Tokyo Sushi Buffet
Natural History Museum
Jack Stack Pool
Subway
Lincoln Bakery
Rite Aid
Target
Whole Foods
Coffee Buddha
Bonfire at the Gyres
Health/PE/Safety
Swimming at neighbourhood pool
Walking around neighbourhood
Helped make grocery lists & shop
Helped w/ various food prep & cooking
General Outside Play (sandbox, water hose, digging)
Dancing in the rain
Napping in the hammock
Cloud watching
Firefly watching & chasing

Other
Helped w/ Studio clean up