Carolyn’s class did a presentation called “Treasures of the Rainforest” tonight. She studied the Golden Lion Tamarin, and was able to create a mask and a report on this adorable endangered animal.Ignoring the bit where I had to run all over creation today looking for a yellow shirt (and I tried for yellow shorts but … [Read more…]
I saved these until after the dance recital, just to avoid any last minute crutches!
Step 1: Get out a sprinkler. Step 2: Turn it on just as the bus is coming down the street. Step 3: Get the camera ready. (Turns out both girls wanted to run through the sprinkler in swim suits, so we paused for a quick change. But seriously, the giggling…it was out of control!)
Carolyn’s 4th, Anna’s 1st. It was crazy and fun and wonderful! Carolyn danced to: * In The Navy (tap) * Poison Ivy (jazz) * Make Your Own Kind of Music (ballet) Anna danced to: * All You Need is Love (ballet) * Peanut Butter Sandwich (tap) Highlights of the show: Watching Carolyn show a huge … [Read more…]
I’m surprised the camera sensor didn’t completely wig out when I tried to take this picture. Those socks are intense!
I wonder if I should be concerned that the little game Anna has made up with some Hello Kitty squinkies involves the liberal (and correct) usage of the word “minions”? Though I must say there’s nothing more hilarious than hearing “minions” in a squeaky little three-year-old voice!
We tried to use my (very old) telescope to watch the transit of Venus earlier this evening. We dropped a UV filter from my camera in the end and covered the (white) reflection plate with black construction paper to try to tone down the intense sunlight, but even with all that…the pictures were not so … [Read more…]
Carolyn started summer soccer tonight. Well, we signed up for summer soccer, anyway. The coach jokingly welcomed us to fall soccer, because it was 54° and misting! But the girls had fun and it looks like it will be a great season.
When we moved in, we had big overgrown bushes in front of our house. They’ve only gotten bigger and more overgrown over the past nearly-13 years: And now they’re gone! I have a nice, clean blank slate (well, minus the overgrown burning bush that I couldn’t bear to have pulled out – we’ll try to … [Read more…]