Archive for 'The Everyday'
hosted my first play date with some of the mommies in the neighborhood. Loved loved watching the boys play! baked a pie at 7 am and burnt the top to a crisp. At 9 am, I started another pie. Crazy, I know — but this one turned out fabulous! refrained from eating cherries (I am [...]
I ran 3.25 miles in 34:33. I picked up a few things around the house and did laundry. I went to the Davis Farmer’s Market. I picked berries and peaches and apricots at Impossible Acres in Davis, CA. I sampled two new berries — marionberry and chuckleberry. I made lemongrass chicken with rice for dinner. [...]
Happy, happy day, sweet lady! Hope you had a good birthday week!
As a teacher, summers are extremely precious. It is a time to relax, rejuvenate, travel, learn new things, read, and work on projects. I am grateful for summer vacations. This summer, I want to … 1) Learn to quilt. Make a t-shirt quilt with all of my race t-shirts. I’ve been saving them since 1997. [...]
Saturday : May 29, 2010 Went to the Sacramento Jazz and Jubilee Festival with some good friends. Enjoyed the music of the Ophir Prison Marching Kazoo Band and Temperance Society. Also enjoyed listening to Zydeco Flames, Sister Swing (local band), Big Mama Sue (with a special performance by the Denver All Star Youth Band — [...]
In my teens, sleeping in meant sound asleep until about 12 noon. Then in my twenties, sleeping in meant not getting out of bed until about 10, maybe 11. And now in my thirties, sleeping in means waking by 7 or 7:30. And since it’s the first day of summer vacation, you’d think I’d be [...]
I’ve been thinking a lot about the things that have been inspiring me lately. And when I visited Ali‘s blog this evening, I saw that she did a post on things that have been inspiring her. Thought I’d play along and share what’s been on my mind. Color : Red. (I can’t get enough of [...]
Woke up at 5:30 am this morning to drive to CSU Chico for the Annual MESA day competition. This year, we took 7 students. We were supposed to take 9 students, but 2 bailed the last minute, claiming that they weren’t told the date of the competition. The 7 that we took have been real [...]
1) MacBook Pro: got her today + can’t wait to open her up + play. 2) Been lagging on my on my posts because I’ve been busy + sick. Haven’t had much sleep + went to Disneyland on a school field trip this past weekend. Rode the bus with 44 kids + did not get [...]
Another exciting day at NSTA … Flinn Scientific is awesome! I walked away with a ton of new demonstrations for physics & chemistry. The Morning of Chemistry session with Patti Duncan was absolutely fabulous! My favorite demo was the one where Patti asked a volunteer to sit in a garbage bag while she closed it [...]