Sunday, March 29, 2009

The littlest vampire in snow

Rastaban, the littlest vampire wanted to go out to see the snow before it melts. As it is overcast today, I assumed it was safe for a little vampire to go out in the daylight. Rastaban borrowed some clothes (a bit too big, I'm afraid) and went exploring.

It snowed yesterday and last night, so there was a layer nice new snow covering the grainy and icy old snow, and the temperature was slightly above freezing - perfect weather for making snow men - or snow vampires.

And then the littlest vampire wanted to make a snow angel...


It does not look like spring yet.

Rastaban, the littlest vampire.

It's overcast, so the sky looks white.

I think the vampire is starting to look sleepy. It's past noon already, so it is probably past his bedtime - or at least nap time.

Saturday, March 28, 2009


The littlest scamps have found something interesting...

Rastaban: Look! A motorcycle! Let's take it on a test drive...

Algol: Can you drive?

Rastaban: Sure, it can't be that hard...

Rastaban: Wait! You must push to get this thing started.

Rastaban: Push harder!

Algol: I'm pushing...

Rastaban: Harder!

Algol: nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnggggh

But the owner of the motorcycle is not far away...

Deimos: What's going on here?

Deimos: What are you two doing with my bike?

Rastaban: We are taking it for a test drive. But Algol is not pushing hard enough.

Algol: Aaauuugh, these socks are too slippery!

Deimos: You are too small to drive. Get into the side car. Algol, too. This thing won't need pushing to get started.

So the little scamps get a ride after all...

Rastaban & Algol: Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee....

Saturday, March 21, 2009


It was Spring Equinox yesterday, and we are supposed to search for signs of spring. It is a bit early for spring here up north, but Deimos did his best.

-The most important sign of spring is the increased amount of light.

- Aaaaauuugh! The snow is still too deep for a small demon!

- Help me out of here!

- Look! I found a bare spot!

- There is still enough snow to make a snow demon...

- ... and a snow fort.

- I'm a valian knight who defends this fort with his trusty snow demon (at least until the snow demon melts)

- Mikayla asked for a picture of a mud puddle, but no luck this time. It was too cold last night and the puddle is still frozen solid.

Sunday, March 08, 2009


Today I went to a craft/doll/doll house fair. The best find was 5 bags of leather scraps for a total of 8 Euros.

Fomalhaut and Deimos are helping to sort the scraps according to color. I selected bags that had plenty of blue as I have completely run out of blue leather.

Deimos: There's enough leather scraps for a whole shoe factory!

Fomalhaut: I think I could use a pair of blue suede shoes...

Deimos: This leather is the same color as the leds on our new computer. I bet Algol will like this color.