Thursday, January 24, 2013

Thursday, January 24, 2013

 Thursdays have a way of going past in a blur. There's so much going on.

Mrs. Everson was the hit of buddies day today with her God's Eye weavings. You might think that this sort of work would interest only the fairer sex, but a look a who gathered at her table tells a different story. Fact is some of the world's toughest meanest people—pirates—did their fair share of sewing and macrame back in the day when sailing ships plied the oceans. There's something about hand work that satisfies a deep human need.

Today was Austin's sixth birthday. She brought two-bite cupcakes (the best size) to help us celebrate. The house band played her the happy birthday medley of songs.

Blocks are another perennial favorite activity on buddy days. These fifth grade buddies worked on a pagoda-inspired design.

We had a guest instructor in KIDS club today, Wyatt, who demonstrated good skills as a teacher. He took Mariana through the sixty or so sight words we've studied up to now. Mariana knows almost all of them.

Off to my ukulele meeting tonight. I know I'll have a good time, even if it hurts to sing.

Be well.

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