Category Archives: science

Side Effects of Voting for tRump

October 2020 I found this TikToc to be quite informative. What do you think? #VOTEHIMOUT!!! And to be clear, please allow Phillipa Soo and Groffsauce to explain it: *

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CircusKitchen VOTED

Wednesday, October 21st 2020 Voted early. Phew. Gavin chose to quietly walk his scooter in order to accompany me through the whole process, blithely earning the admiration of various adults in the polling station. And just before that we got … Continue reading

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Be Our Guest, Wear a Mask!

Thanks to my son for finding and sharing this gem. It’s definitely worth a listen, even if you are a “Mask Debater.” Wear a Mask (Be Our Guest Parody) [2:14]: You’re welcome! *

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Homeschool Headmistress: Today’s Study Break

Tuesday, October 20th 2020 When your headphones stop working, and no one on the Zoom class can hear you, and you can’t make your VoiceCast work for your Slide Deck persuasive book summary, and your Chromebook is non-responsive and even … Continue reading

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AT RISE: One Breathless Moment

Friday, October 16th 2020 AT RISE: The kids are at their distance learning desks in the living room. ALEXA: [Beeb beeb, boop boop.] This is a reminder; it’s 12:59pm. [Beeb beeb, boop boop] This is a reminder; it’s 12:59pm. MOM: … Continue reading

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Zoology Morning

Tuesday, September 29th 2020 Around the start of “school” this morning, I look out the window to our little urban yard and see a magnificent bird of prey standing there, tense but still, stalking something in the underbrush. Bam! It … Continue reading

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Back to School 2020 – Day Three

Friday, September 18th 2020 4th & 7th Grade Distance Learning – DAY THREE Be still my heart. Is this WORKING?! The kids are subsumed into their computers off and on throughout the day, and so far they only seem to … Continue reading

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Back to School 2020 – Day Two

Thursday, September 17th 2020 4th & 7th Grade Distance Learning – DAY TWO SOME HIGHLIGHTS. CJ’s teacher provided cardstock copies of Montessori Materials: 2. My favorite!  Sanctioned time for Animal Show & Tell:   2020-09-17 Kitten & Boomsy Attend 7th … Continue reading

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ClaraJane’s Forces of Motion Playground

Tuesday, June 2nd 2020 . 2020-06-02 ClaraJane’s Forces of Motion Playground [2:26]: . ♦  

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Quarantine UkeOke #72 – Don’t Know Much About History

Sunday, May 24th 2020 – Quarantine Day #72           . Song: Don’t Know Much About History By: Sam Cooke .   2020-05-24 Quarantine UkeOke #72 – Don’t Know Much About History [4:11]:  . ♥♥

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