Archive | October, 2017

Remains of the Day

October 31, 2017


So, I had an actual Halloween party for the first time in 22 years. (My first year teaching preschool it was a DISASTER. The children were losing their minds, there was lots of yelling and in the midst of it one girl yelled, “This is so fun! When does the party start?!?” That was it. […]

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Happy Reformation!

October 30, 2017


Everybody have a great double holiday. 🙂

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World’s worst deck

October 29, 2017



A couple of months ago some trees were planted on the playground. On the toddler side they had to move some logs and the ‘Rock Spot’ between them. It left a hole that becomes a muddy mess when it rains or when the sprinklers go on. We have a tarp to cover it and there […]

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Happy Birthday, Curt!

October 28, 2017



Saturday was a full day, and it was topped off with a delightful birthday party for Curt, hosted by a Beth and Harold. The food was delicious, the company was delightful, and we sang Happy Birthday in several silly fashions.. Thanks for turning 45, Curt! Dang it. That picture is going to be sideways, isn’t […]

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Painting Party

October 27, 2017



I won’t have a photo up for a while, but we can just use our imaginations. Some parents at school wanted to have a teacher appreciation evening, and that was very, very kind. They sponsored an evening where we got to choose an inspirational wall saying and paint it with stencils. Even though I’m usually […]

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The opposite of a standing desk

October 25, 2017

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I’m getting my student portfolios ready for parent teacher conferences and this is the after-work setup. (It’s the short table from Sam and Rachel.) It is not better than a regular desk, but it’s closer to where I keep my stuff. Good enough. Floor sittin’. It’s bad for the knees.

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