Monthly Archives: January 2010

January/February sewing goals – Progress Report #1

1.  This mei tai for Rachel, Grace, and Drew too! – FINISHED!!  I’ll try to send it along early next week! 🙂 2. Make a mock dining room curtain out of free fabric that I don’t care about (of which … Continue reading

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Progress Report #1

We made a good start this week on our January theme, “Organize”- here’s the update: 1. My desk – Sort, file, and deal with all the papers that built up during December when all I was doing was sewing. Basically … Continue reading

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Women’s Lib, middle school ESOL style

So I was attempting to help my two 4th graders (a boy and a girl) understand what cause and effect is.  The following conversation ensued: Me:  Last night, I made dinner.  That’s the effect.  What’s the cause?  Why did I … Continue reading

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For all you teachers out there

A quite irreverent but also quite humorous take on the Sermon on the Mount. (Nik got this in one of his grad classes and luckily for me, I found it on the internet so I didn’t have to type it … Continue reading

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January/February Sewing Goals

I decided to move the sewing goals to their own post so I could keep them updated too.  I’ve also added a few more.  1.  This mei tai for Rachel, Grace, and Drew too! 2. Make a mock dining room … Continue reading

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Looking Forward…

…to some goals for January I’ve decided that this month, I want to have my activities focused toward a theme of “Organization.”  (February’s theme is going to be “finances.”)  I made a list of all the things that I wanted … Continue reading

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Looking Back…

…to Christmas 2009All the big grandkids wearing their hand-knitted hats from their YiaYia (Nik’s mom, Tina) The only picture that we managed to get of me holding my newest niece, Grace!  (I’m in my pajamas and Grace is in the … Continue reading

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