We decided to can the Brown Bag Game Day theme (no one was able to come after the first one, I’m not sure if August is too busy a month or if Ben’s introverted Mom throws boring parties.) So I Continue reading Demarest Lloyd State Park
I’ve organized it. Next time, I’m making a composed salad?
When the HSLDA letter hit my e-mail, I almost deleted it without opening it, but on reading it, I thought Mendon was close enough that I could drive over there for the meeting to show support, and take Ben, for Continue reading the Upton/Mendon School Committe Special Meeting
It’s been a butterfly themed year. Mom’s buddlea is drawing in lots of butterflies and moths. So is ours. The other day K wanted to hold a butterfly, and was jumping to grab them. I suggested that she hold still Continue reading Butterfly Camouflage
I enjoy mazes, both solving them and making them! This maze is made with Caution Tape, stapled to wooden stakes hammered into the ground. It is the same idea as a Corn Maze, but fairly easy and inexpensive to set Continue reading Making a Maze from Caution Tape: Guest Post by Dan (DH)
So, love New England Lighthouses, tidal pools and rock? Try Beavertail State Park. But you have to come on scheduled Saturdays to go up the tower. It has it’s tale of a brave keeper who died in a hurricane, the Continue reading Beavertail State Park
K often asks for a game before her bath, or just after. We keep the Snap Curcuits box with the games, so if it is Dan’s night to bathe her, that’s her favorite. Of course, since Dan is an electrical Continue reading The Bedtime Circuit
My usual achy joints aren’t aching. I think it’s easier to swim every day than it is to swim every other day, because I don’t have to remember if it’s a swim day or not. The hard part is getting Continue reading Swim update
We cleaned our house, invited friends, bit our nails to see if anyone would come, and then played games when they did! My friend Terrie and I sat in the kitchen and listened for anything needing supervision. She had a Continue reading How the Brown Bag Game Day Went
Ah, one way to get out of procrastinating is to make something pretty and useful. Or just pretty and related. Like bullet points that color code to the bookmarks in your Bible so you don’t get confused where to refer Continue reading Organizing my outline with scrapbook scraps and a decorative punch
Saturday is the Family Fun Fair. So I’m practising my gospel lesson, trying to remember all the points, not get too metaphoric that I leave the concrete young kids behind, and stay flexible with the ages who might turn up Continue reading I have so much to do I think I’ll procrastinate, or whine.