Archive for October, 2018

Art of the Week – Sculpting Mike

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Tad’s class is in the middle of a multi-week sculpting project.  Assignment: make clay monsters.  Use black marbles as eyes. Tad, being Tad, was struck with some popular culture inspiration and opted to make his own Mike Wazowski, of Monsters, Inc. and Monsters University fame. This was how Mike looked after the first week. By […]

Japanese Homework

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

As part of her homework, Ane has been told to teach some basic Japanese to a “parent or family member.”  Or, as Ane put it, “Not you, Mom.” Her first assignment was to teach the Webmaster the Hiragana syllabary – the beginning blocks of the Japanese alphabet.  Yesterday, she had to teach him basic greeting […]

Rerun Speaks – Halloween Is Close, So….

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

The Webmaster has really taken over the bulk of the orthodontist appointments during the school year.  Tad doesn’t enjoy it, but he does enjoy the one-on-one time with Dad, plus the treat of going out for breakfast. However, with Ane finishing up swim team, Tad has had to get up with Ane and the Webmaster, […]

Hotcake Heaven

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

We had quite a busy weekend! We finally got Tad’s birthday pictures taken (two months later), with a trip down south to have Auntie’s dear friend JZ squeeze us in to her busy schedule.  We even dressed up a bit to have some family photos taken!  It’s been… um… five years since we did that.  […]