I finished the new first version chart today, cast on the mitten tip up so I could test knit it directly (and maybe get a mitten out of the test while I’m at it, by old teal mittens have another Continue reading More on the de-Nazification of my Mitten
I went to a pizzaria Uno for a field trip on the 27. I made the pizza myself, It was yummy. I toured the kitchen, it was like a house kitchen only giant-er and more people. The refrigerator and freezer Continue reading Guest Blog from M
My Mom’s work sent us some tablet computers that they were replacing, they have some problems with connecting to their keyboards, and the security program needed for keeping medical records secret, after wiping them completely, we are having a lot Continue reading Many Uses for a new to us tablet computer
It has been a week of pizza, I meant to make it twice, but the way the dinners fell, they are almost back to back. one batch Chicago Deep Dish (from the new issue of Cook’s Illustrated – it’s almost Continue reading Pizza
dishes laundry both to wash and to put away make supper go lead the planning meeting for co-op
M told me this morning that, "Mud is like dirt’s muscles." as he and K edged closer and closer to the puddle at the play ground. A group of college students passed us as they walked to the library. One Continue reading January Thaw – or Mud, Mud Glorious Mud
Well, I did learn that a rusty 12" upholstery needle is not a good substitute for a 5" doll needle, but at least the places where the jersey covering tore are covered up!
Miquon can introduce math ideas so quickly in the early books, that I get caught off guard. For the past few days, M has been practicing addition and subtraction, playing on number lines, and I’ve been getting breakfast dishes done Continue reading M takes to the times sign
B with his new pocket chart for organizing his independent work. I used one of Cathy Zielski’s tricks; cut a 12×12 piece of cardstock to a 12×8.5 inches – then it fits through the printer. If I cut 3×5 note Continue reading 5th Iteration of Independent Work Organizational System
So many new things I’ve been learning – I’m still wearing my much darned mittens, but it’s worth it – I’ve got a new font for using on a spread sheet instead of a word processor – much easier to Continue reading Mitten bogged down – but it’s good!
As I read M "Enemy Brothers," he commented that "Phemie’s word was to be counted on, but yours isn’t. You don’t mean to Mom, but you forget a lot." (Internal "Ahhhh!") Not to be outdone by a character, I was Continue reading An entry In Which I say “Ahhhh!” frequently