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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 […]



Thumper’s First Field Trip!

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Today was the kindergarten field trip at Thumper’s school – and I got to go along as a chaperone!  Imagine two busloads full of wiggly kindergarteners, along with lots of parents, patient teachers, and a farm full of fun things to do. That’s the name.  The place in Snohomish is literally called “The Farm.”  It’s […]