Amie, my three-year-old, was kicked out of Awanas this evening. I do not doubt she deserved it. My feelings on the matter are … unclear.
“We are face to face with our destiny and we must meet it with a high and resolute courage. For us is the life of action, of strenuous performance of duty; let us live in[…]
One of the things I like about Chinese films is how bitter sweet the endings are. Not the typical Western happy ending (nor the completely depressing tragic ending either).
Amie entered the room with a puppet on one hand. “What do you have on your hand?” I asked. A seemingly silly question, I know. But when you’re a parent of a small child you[…]
I went snow boarding yesterday with the school. Maggie is turning into quite the fine skier. I’m only a fair snow boarder. I attempted to follow her down one run. She chose to go through[…]
This evening I had with my dinner another gift from our hosts during our recent stay in Nebraska: Herbal Gatherings‘ Mustard (original).
From one of my students: “Psychoanalysis was popularized by Fraud.” I couldn’t have mispronounced his name any better.
During a discussion about cook tops and ovens… Maggie: In Nebraska, do people cook over an open fire? Jenn: No honey. They have stoves and ovens too.
Maggie, holding some popcorn on the cob: “Yay, we finally get to eat some food from Nebraska!”
I’m home, but my day is not done. Tonight is Open House at school. The older girls and I must return to school at 6:30. We won’t get home till about 9:00. That’s an hour[…]