Archive for January, 2018

Another Sick Day

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

And now Rerun has picked up whatever this fever bug is that his younger brother has generously shared.  (On the up side, Thumper is now perfectly fine.) Being of a more naturally hardy nature, he continues to have two settings for pain/illness/discomfort: “good” and “not good.”  When he said “not good” and was running a […]

Art of the Week – Underwater Scratches

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Monday’s lesson involved creating your own scratch art paper.  In this case, the kids colored their paper with crayons, and then painted over it with black paint. Once it dried, the kids drew an underwater scene with etching tools and toothpicks to create their art. Underwater scene?  Well, three guesses what Tad drew, and the […]

Snuggly Sick Day

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Tis’ the season to be calling in sick. Thumper has been fighting a fever since Sunday morning.  I don’t know what he caught this time, but the fever was his only symptom.  I actually got a phone call from his school, because they are trying to track a stomach flu that is going around.  I […]

Money Can’t Buy Happiness

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

But it can buy a pedicure, and that’s pretty much the same thing, right? I went and got one all by myself on Saturday, with only a book for company.  It was wonderful!