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Valentine’s Day For Thumper

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Or, when Mom totally overdoes it. Thumper is not into crafts.  Or drawing.  Or art.  His fine art sensibilities are solely in the realm of music.  So, when the note came home from school to “help your child make a Valentine’s Day box,” I knew exactly how much help I would get from Thumper. Zero. […]



Rerun’s Recorder Concert

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Rerun’s 4th grade class had their music concert today, along with a couple of other 4th grade classes and one 3rd grade class. Imagine over sixty kids playing recorders, xylophones, and drums.  You get the idea.  It actually wasn’t bad, and they kept it short (about 30 minutes).  Rerun did very well, played his recorder […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, February 7th, 2020

I can hardly believe that a year ago, we were deep (and I mean DEEP) in the grip of Snowmaggedon. This last round of snow was nothing compared to THAT.  We nearly had two solid weeks off of school, plus midwinter break. By the end, it was just ridiculous.  Plus all the makeup days made […]



Finals Week

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

I don’t remember this level of crazy surrounding finals until I was in college, but it is the end of the semester.  Ane has been very stressed out over her finals this week, and seems to be getting everything done by the seat of her pants at the last minute. Her finals actually start tonight.  […]