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Tobin Winter Concert – 2016

Friday, February 5th 2016   Selected and (totally biased) highlights from this morning’s Winter Concert at school, including closeups of possibly the two erstwhile most miserable-looking boys, our own Gavin and Miles.  (Followed by my write-up for the school paper, … Continue reading

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Dance Like Snowflakes

December 16th 2015 Under the wonderful direction of their Assistant Teacher Ms. KariAnne, ClaraJane’s Classroom Room 283 presented some lovely Winter Songs. 2016-12-16 Dance Like Snowflakes [43 seconds]:   [For whatever reason this one took me three months to post.  I … Continue reading

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When Your Daddy is Chef

Monday,  December 14th 2015 And you grab him by the hand at school breakfast:        And he spreads the cream cheese on your bagel,  personally:          (Gavin ever at his own table) Or you happen by  -from grabbing your plastic … Continue reading

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Head Chef Paul

Monday,  December 7th 2015 The kids were so excited to get to school today to say hi to the NEW Head Chef,  their DAD! Gavin wrote his Daddy a personal note and headed for the food, while ClaraJane bee-lined right … Continue reading

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HALLOWEEN 2015 – The Day Before

Friday,  October 30th 2015 You’d never know it’s only the day BEFORE Halloween, starting with the Halloween Party at School:   Gavin and Miles test out their Sparring Ninja & Gladiator costumes, while the Ladybug and Warrior Girl snuggle.  Or … Continue reading

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Pumkin Dash

Thursday, October 29th 2015 The kids’ gym teacher, Ms. S., puts on a special theme related physical activity every month, and today Daddy & I were lucky enough to peek at ClaraJane’s participation in the “Pumpkin Dash” extravaganza. (Sorry that … Continue reading

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Breakfast in ClaraJane’s Classroom

Friday, October 9th 2015   Before taking off for the weekend, Paul and I partake in one of the rare special times parents are invited into the Montessori Children’s House Classroom, replete with breakfast.  Here is ClaraJane giggling behind us: … Continue reading

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Back to School 2015

September 2015 ClaraJane and Gavin weren’t actually unhappy over going Back to School per se, just about me making them pause for the photo first.   C’est la vie.   This year, in addition to our new Principal, Jaime Frost, … Continue reading

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Spring Tea with ClaraJane 2015

Friday, May 8th 2015 Imagine my delight at discovering *I* was ClaraJane’s chosen recipient of her invitation to Spring Tea at School.   With all her Daddy does for her I’m not sure I’m worthy, but who am I to decline? … Continue reading

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“If” Gavin Had 100 Books

Tuesday, April 7th 2015   At school assembly this morning, Gavin’s class sang an original rendition of “If I Had a Million Dollars,” while showcasing their own artwork about a favorite thing.   When it was Gavin’s turn he actually … Continue reading

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