Archive | February, 2015

Unrecognized genius

February 28, 2015

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Sam has a system for eating breakfast burritos in the car. He asks for taco sauce in a cup. Bite of burrito: Sip o’ sauce: And that, kids, is how it’s done.

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R.I.P. Mr. Spock

February 27, 2015

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When I was a kid, my bothers would set up their bedroom as the bridge on the Enterprise, complete with a bean bag on the bed as the captain’s chair. Mark was Kirk, Phil was Spock, and I was Uhura (with a spool in my ear for communications). We probably only did this one time, […]

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Thursday happened.

February 26, 2015

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Well, it was a day. It is bitterly cold and we didn’t go outside at school. Our motto is ‘If it’s above zero or below one hundred, we go outside.” (That’s regarding degrees, not number of scorpions on the playground.) The wind chill was well below zero, so we stayed inside. Awesome. i stopped at […]

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Samuel L. Jackson comes through again

February 25, 2015

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We had another successful Bad Movie Night on Tuesday, and Lauren is finally letting me write about it. We didn’t go into it thinking it would be anything out of the ordinary. Samith investigated the movies this time around and presented us with two choices: Jupiter Rising or Kingsmen. Samith characterized Jupiter Rising as, “potentially […]

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Pandora

February 24, 2015

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I’ve been going to bed early since I’m fighting my cold. (What a wonderful excuse to be lazy!) My elbow is acting up again, so I give myself full permission to check out of reality and lie down. I’m falling asleep listening to a very nice station on Pandora. (You can go to Pandora.com or […]

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Thanks, Ella.

February 23, 2015

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Sooooooo many people at work are sick. Sooooooo many people in Seward are sick. We have a wellness policy at the CDC that has very clear guidelines: You can’t be at school until 24 hours after you are fever-free/vomit-free/diarrhea-free, but we can’t battle the common cold. You can’t make children stay home just because they […]

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