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Lunch With Ms. C

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

One of the hardest parts of school closing so abruptly in March was the fact that the kids never got to say a proper goodbye to so many people.  For Tad, who is moving on to the high school, this was particularly sad. But things were made a little bit better today, because he got […]



Last Day Of Online School!!!

Friday, June 19th, 2020

WE MADE IT, PEOPLE. The last projects were turned in yesterday afternoon, and today was merely a formality as the boys all had one last Zoom meeting (or in Tad’s case, two of them).  Then I immediately got asked, “so, when are we getting our summer books?” I love tradition.  They might not have had […]



Tad Finishes Middle School

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

I’m not crying.  I’M NOT CRYING. But yeah, this is an emotional day.  Tad was supremely nervous when he started middle school.  Three years later, there is no party, or assembly ceremony, or anything but a banner in a local park, a certificate, and some cupcakes.  He doesn’t even have a yearbook yet. Still, Tad […]



Thumper Finds Himself

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

… in the school yearbook, anyway. All of the kids have had to drop off or pick up materials at their respective schools over the last couple of days.  Rerun had one class library book to drop off, Tad had a couple of library books to drop off, and Ane dropped off textbooks.  Neither Ane […]