Tag Archives: Humor

Bad Joke

In my classroom, we end our day with about ten minutes of a share, telling, or joke.  There is a sign-up list the students use to maintain some order in the process.  Many of the students lately have gotten into … Continue reading

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Traveling Sideways

In our classroom today we were suppose to be comparing two different texts with similar themes.  The story today was of a boy named Carlos who started out really wanting a particular breed of dog.  As the story progresses, the … Continue reading

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Replay

“The Cubs are on a roll in the replay of the game!” exclaimed Cody shortly after he had just seen them lose to the Pittsburgh Pirates. I simply shook my head, smiled, and agreed with him.

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My Towel

My Towel My towel does not travel on the days that you are gone. Instead it hangs upon the wall face looking blue and long. It wants to see the bathroom from a new and different view. Oh how sad … Continue reading

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But…

Tonight this happened. me:  It’s double shower night, people! (At our house, ever other night is double shower night.  This means that both boys need to shower.  Cody is older and participates in P.E. so he is required to shower … Continue reading

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We Built This City

At first I was impressed. It was 7:20 and time for the boys to start thinking about heading to bed.  I had been out in the backyard with Husband enjoying an after dinner margarita and had let the time slip … Continue reading

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Leprechauns like Chocolate, Right?

I did not think the boys were interested in trying again. When we discussed St. Patrick’s Day months ago, they had grandiose leprechaun trapping ideas.  But ideas are not action. At the start of this week I made mention of … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Mouse Trap and Kenny Loggins

The boys busted out the game Mouse Trap the other night.  Basically you spin, move your mouse to the color you spun, and hope you do not land on the two squares that the trap hangs above. It lacked the … Continue reading

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Free Rocks…

Quite often the weekends find us going to some event or museum.  It was after our latest trip to the Arizona Science Center, on a short walk to a downtown restaurant for lunch, that Carter made what he thought was … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Restricted Area with Love (and a Parasitic Infection)

To build up to Valentine’s Day this year, I posted a paper heart a day (well, almost every day) on the boys’ bedroom door, each with a reason why I loved them written on it.  Their interest level in what … Continue reading

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