Monthly Archives: August 2008

I might almost be ready for school

It’s been a long week, and I worked today too (Saturday).  With less than two weeks in my new classroom, every minute was precious and not enough.  In addition to meetings, time was taken up when I had to take … Continue reading

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Ready to spread her wings and fly

Well, this is it.  Today Roya packed her life into the back of the car….with some help…. Armed, literally, with a new tattoo, she’s ready to take on the world. Tomorrow at 4:30 a.m. (dinnertime in some parts of the … Continue reading

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More fruits

     What we have now is a lot of broccoli and basil.  I’ve made pesto but people don’t want to eat it every day, and anyway it turns brown so quickly…. today I tried a recipe from Eat, Drink and … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Fruits of Someone’s Labor

And in this case, someone is Papa.  Take a look… The Tea Rose I won as a door prize   The Calla Lilies The Resurrection Lilies The Hops The Zinnias The insects sure like it here! And by the mailbox, … Continue reading

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Correction

I believe I forgot to mention that I can’t actually SHUT those new windows….. Today Lisa and I moved furniture, cleaned furniture, unpacked boxes, etc.  Then Roya and I went shopping and for dinner we got Great Scott’s Pizza.  Well, … Continue reading

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Progress

This morning when I came in I opened all of the windows BECAUSE I COULD.  And I have a brand-new window air conditioner!  We are also very happy to see how the loft has grown…

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Trip to Chicago

Today I went to Chicago to see Uncle Max and Aunt Julie at the Jewish Genealogical Society Convention.Their room on the 26th floor of the Marriott was supposed to have a view of the lake.  If you peek between some … Continue reading

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Day Two

So today Lisa is in Chicago and I worked on the room some more.  I disassembled the bookcase and put the pieces under the chalk rail. Did I say that yesterday?More on the chalkboard.  Too much or just right?  I’m … Continue reading

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And we’re off!

Today I finally got into my classroom.  Check out the scene this morning at 7:00.  Aren’t the new windows nice?  None of the stuff in here is mine, though.  It all belongs to the Spanish program and the After School … Continue reading

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Look what’s in the woods….

Why, it’s  Chicken-of-the-Woods!  And Deer-of-the-Woods!  (Which one will we eat?) Hay-Bales-of-the-Field… …. and sunset over Spring Valley Road….

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