Category Archives: Simple Sunday

Simple Sunday – A Perfect Fit

After the commencement ceremony we had dinner and drinks with some friends at a local restaurant.  Cody wanted to try on my cap.  I think it is a perfect fit!

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Simple Sunday – Scatting

Allow me to tell you a few things I recently learned about wombat scat from my eight year old son. Wombats communicate with each other by way of their droppings, or scat. A single wombat can leave over one hundred … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Leprechaun Update and the Turning of the Soil

As promised, here is the update on the boys’ Leprechaun trap.  The pesky little Leprechaun came.  He plucked the bait – a penny – off the double sided tape within the trap, the tape that was suppose to hold him … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Allow me to Introduce Ken

Today started as most Sundays tend to do at our house.  Husband and I try to sleep in.  The boys get up early keeping us from sleeping in, although today early was 7:00 which I don’t really consider early. There … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Workspaces

This weekend was a weekend of writing lesson plans.  Not the fun and exciting lesson plans that I worked on last weekend for Dr. Seuss Day: Lacing ten beads (or “Truffula seeds”) onto a pipe cleaner with a colorful pom-pom … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Weekend at Kalaloch

This was the weekend.  Every year we go and when it is over, we find ourselves planning for the next time. This was Haley’s first trip to Kalaloch, and I suspect, her first trip to the ocean.  She loved running … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Blue Cheese and a Breakfast Menu

I have completed two of my eight weeks of full time student teaching.  It has been going very well and I am loving it!  It also leaves me feeling exhausted and with no motivation to do anything of much else … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – The Super Wall

A few weeks ago, after hearing about a great way to display students’ work in the classroom – work of their choosing, that they were proud of – I decided to create such a wall in our home.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – How the Rock Stars Party

I should really watch what I say, think before I speak, choose my words more cautiously. Yesterday after a brisk jaunt with Haley at the off leash dog park, we came back home to have lunch before heading out again … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Preparation

This weekend I spend most of my time writing lesson plans and completing coursework in preparation for the coming week.  This week, while I am still three weeks away from taking over as lead teacher for a period of eight … Continue reading

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