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the eric update - day 1954: odin sets sail on his Ship of Science.

odin decided to build himself a a ship from chairs so he could be a scientist with a notebook, documenting all he sees on the seas and islands. the ship even came equipped with a "lookout" with a great view and a very comfortable chair for writing down his observations.

i have to wonder if charles darwin played such games as a child, imagining sailing on an imaginary hms beagle ( and no, to the best of my knowledge odin knows nothing of darwin, finches, nor read "on the origin of species" ).

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"it is hard to be brave," said piglet, sniffing slightly, "when you're only a Very Small Animal." rabbit, who had begun to write very busily, looked up and said: "it is because you are a very small animal that you will be Useful in the adventure before us."

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this site chronicles the continuing adventures of my son, odin, who was unexpectedly born on the fourth of july at 25 weeks gestation, weighing 1 pound 7 ounces.

he's quite a fighter and you can always send him a postcard to the most current address listed here if you're inspired by his adventures. see the postcard project/google maps mashup to see a map of the postcards.

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