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January 2019

January 2019

The first eight days of January, the kids were still on Winter Break. We tried to do one fun thing every day whether that was swimming after I was done teaching a class or making a trip to the library. We had some cold days over the break and people were getting a little stir-crazy so we did a bunch of relay races in the basement to burn off energy. We called it “indoor field day.”

August 2018

August 2018

August started with our big trip to Yellowstone and Grand Tetons. The following week we had all our back to school activities and school started on Thursday. Cooper has the same teacher he had last year (she moved up to 3rd grade) and Ellen has the same 1st grade teacher Cooper did. It’s nice to already know these teachers and know what to expect. Cooper’s favorite thing about 3rd grade is every kid gets a chrome book that they use…

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Wits’ End

Wits’ End

It’s not me, it’s the oven. I swear. At first I was worried it was me, but after researching baking at high altitude, testing my baking powder, restraining myself from over-mixing, and wrapping damp strips of cloth around the pans, the cake is still only one inch tall. There’s no way I can slice each layer in half in order to assemble the four layer cake it was intended to be. How I wish it was just a simple error…

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