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I’d be rich

June 8, 2016

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I was tooling around Lincoln yesterday gathering information on the things we’d need for the new CDC Playground. Don’t tell Lauren. She thinks I watch West Wing all day. One of the most pressing answers I needed was, “What does a ton of boulders look like?” You buy landscaping boulders by the ton, but I […]

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New Playground

June 4, 2016

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As you may have heard, we’re building a new Preschool. We’re at the stage now where they will soon begin dirt work on the playground, and, since Lauren is busy, I thought I would try my hand at playground design. We have hundreds of ideas for the new preschool, and Lauren and I went through […]

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Croncrete

March 17, 2009

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Croncrete

We can add “poorly-mixed concrete” to my list of life accomplishments. The preschoolers and I been working on a little low fence at school to hang some fence buckets that can hold outdoor building materials – sticks, pinecones, etc. – and today we really got a lot done. The children ‘helped’ dig the holes a […]

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Crazy Hair

March 13, 2009

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Crazy Hair

So, I’m sitting at the computer staring blankly, and said, “I don’t know what to post about today.” Lloyd looked at my head and said, “Hello?” Oh, yeah. We had Crazy Hair Day at school. The preschoolers are wrapping up a study of hair, and today was our final hazzah. I had planned on lots […]

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Not so smart

August 12, 2008

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Not so smart

It’s not the best story I’ve ever told, but here’s what I’ve got for today. Haleigh found a walnut outside.  We brought it in to investigate it. Now, I’ve heard that walnut juice can stain, so I wisely took the precaution of wearing an apron so my clothes wouldn’t get yucky and look bad for […]

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Lovin’ the Mac

October 25, 2007

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Good thing my boss doesn’t read this, or I’d make her pretty mad. She’s got this classroom rating thing that says it would be good for children to have a listening center. Phewsh. (That’s a scoffing sound.) Have you ever seen classroom listening centers? They’re nothing like they seem in the catalogs. Headphones all a-tangle, […]

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