Last week, we (Ted, Jake, Janeesa, and I) went bowling and ordered takeout. As we were sitting in the parking lot, waiting on our food, Sahara called and frantically told us to get home asap because the storm was coming in and tree limbs were falling on the roads due to high winds. As we … Continue reading When the power goes out
We've had a Mama on eggs for the past three weeks, and Saturday morning, they started hatching! We found a low sided leftover Amazon box and bought a new bag of pine shavings Saturday afternoon, and we moved Mama and her babies and eggs into it that evening. She didn't peck Ted - not even … Continue reading New chicks!
Happy 14th birthday, Jake!
My baby isn't a baby anymore. He turned 14. He has a deep voice and that little mustache that young teen boys get. His feet have outgrown my flip-flops, and he's just a hair shorter than me now. His favorite thing in the world now is still coding new Sparta remixes and writing Yellowbross Animations … Continue reading Happy 14th birthday, Jake!
“Freak the Mighty” got me dismissed
Jake's class is reading "Freak the Mighty" together and completing activities that go along with the quiz. I re-read with Jake the chapters covered each day in class, and we talk about the book. It's something we enjoy together every day, and it helps his reading comprehension. Now if you've read that book, you know … Continue reading “Freak the Mighty” got me dismissed
Last weekend early on Saturday morning, I cleaned out an upper kitchen cabinet to see what was in it, use up food close to its expiration, and basically find something to kill a couple of hours. I saved two plastic egg cartons, and on Sunday, Jake and I added a little dirt to them and … Continue reading Tomatoes!!!
Yellowbross Animations (Episode 9)
It's no secret that my youngest son loves all things coding. He found the MIT website "Scratch" when he was about five years old, and he has been into coding ever since. He has almost two thousand coding projects that he's made or collaborated on over the years, and he shows no signs of slowing … Continue reading Yellowbross Animations (Episode 9)