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Presenting Galileo!

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

And Rerun’s Galileo biography bottle is done and off to school a day early!  (It’s due tomorrow.) We got to the point where Rerun was saying “yes, Mom, whatever” while I was waving felt and the hot-glue gun around.  He did less work than he should have on the body, but he did insist on […]



Every Yarn On His Head

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Galileo is progressing. However, since I am in charge of the hot-glue gun (mostly because I don’t want Rerun burning himself – been there, done that on MYSELF as a kid), I delegated the task of cutting a whole lot of yarn to Rerun. Since Galileo had a mustache and beard (according to his portraits) […]



Homework Means You Work

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Rerun has a project due at the end of this week.  His class is currently doing a biography report.  This seems to be part of the curriculum for 3rd grade, since Auntie’s class does this as well.  It’s not a super-intensive research project in her class, and it’s not in Rerun’s either.  Her kids give […]



Art Of The Week – School Art

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Tad always prefers the assignments in other classes that allow him to draw.  This time, it was an ad for a 1920’s invention for history class. Are you suprised that he picked the 1920’s dive suit?  You shouldn’t be.