Category Archives: school

LEARNING TO JUGGLE with Jenny

November 8th 2018 Among other things I have fallen in love with teaching juggling.  Today in fact I had the best teaching session I’ve ever had; with my son and about 20 of his classmates!  It is adorable how these … Continue reading

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Guns Explained with Cats

Sunday, November 4th 2018 Thanks to my 10 y/o Gavin for showing this to me! Guns Explained with Cats [3:47]:   NO regular civilian needs a cheetah. At ALL. ♠

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Little Rock Landing

(Later that same) Thursday, October 18th 2018 2018-10-18 Little Rock Landing [1 min]: Gavin’s first highlight comes in the form of finding a forgotten credit card in our check-in kiosk and turning it in to an officer. He already felt … Continue reading

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Academic Stamina: Couch to 5K

September 26th 2018 Last week I wrote my Boy’s teacher on account of some stress he was experiencing over homework. She wrote me back some great words and also I hadn’t heard of “Couch to 5K” before, but now I … Continue reading

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The Map of Gavin

September 6th 2018 This just in from the first week of school!   Hi Jenny, 

Gavin asked me to send a pic of his autobiographical map. 
 He has been working so hard and is off to a great start! … Continue reading

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In Defense of 5th & 6th Graders

Thursday, September 6th 2018   Amidst all the hubbub from Bob Woodward’s FEAR book detailing the Crazytown White House, it has been noted that our so-called president exhibits an understanding of National Security at about a 5th or 6th grade … Continue reading

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Back to School! 2nd & 5th Grade

Tuesday, September 4th 2018 Somehow we make it back from camping  in time to get all our preening, prepping and sleeping done in time for a bang up blast back to school.   Daddy Chef too!   Miss Katie, Mizzy, … Continue reading

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