Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
I've been trying to figure out why she wouldn't like it and these are the conclusions that I've come to with a little help from my sister and mom:
- The gym is really loud and echoey.
- There is probably at least 2 classes of Kindergarten kids in there.
- It's not just free play like in preschool.
- There are rules and you need to follow them.
- One teacher is a guy and the other is a girl.
So on Friday last week she gets home and we ask her how school was and if she had fun. I then ask how was PE and she says, "it was much more gooder today." I say that's great I'm glad that you had a fun time. How come it was better today and she says that the teacher who's a guy wasn't there and it was just the lady teacher and that's why she likes it better.
Here she is our kindergartener. Getting ready to walk two houses down to the bus stop.
Saturday, August 9, 2008
Tuesday, August 5, 2008
For those of you who don't know me well I love to read. My mom thinks I'm a little bit nuts but I like to keep a list of what I read each year. I guess I'm a bit OCD on this, I've been keeping a list since the summer of 2003. I like to know what I've read and if I pick up a book that seems familiar I can go and check and see if I've already read it. So I thought I'd post my list from this year so far. If you need a good book I've read some this year. This year I've also tried to read some books other than Christian Fiction because that's what I normally would read. I'll try and keep this list updated every few weeks so you can check back to this post for new books. The most recent reads are at the bottom.
- Between Sundays by Karen Kingsbury
- Last Light by Terri Blackstock
- Valiant Hope by Donna Fleisher
- Night Light by Terri Blackstock
- Amazing Grace by Danielle Steele
- True Light by Terri Blackstock
- Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez
- Escape by Carolyn Jessop
- White Chocolate Moments by Lori Wick
- A Night to Remember by Walter Lord
- Someday by Karen Kingsbury
- Surrender Bay by Denise Hunter
- Cassidy by Lori Wick
- Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
- Waiting for Morning by Karen Kingsbury
- Chosen: The Lost Diaries of Queen Esther by Ginger Garrett
- Dawn's Light by Terri Blackstock
- Bachelor's Puzzle by Judith Pella
- Sabrina by Lori Wick
- The Convenient Groom by Denise Hunter
- In the Company of Secrets by Judith Miller
- Moon over Tokyo by Siri L. Mitchell
- Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson
- To Love Anew by Bonnie Leon
- Counting of Grace by Elizabeth Winthrop
- Sister's Choice by Judith Pella
- Whispers Along the Rails by Judith Miller
- Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy
- The Englisher by Beverly Lewis
- The Brethern by Beverly Lewis
- The Sand Castle by Rita Mae Brown
- A Bride most Begrudging by Deeanne Gist
- The Mailbox by Audrey Shafer
- Sundays at Tiffany's by James Patterson
- Sail by James Patterson
- The Midwife's Apprentice by Karen Cushman
- The Senator's Other Daughter by Stephen Bly
- The General's Notorious Widow by Stephen Bly
- The Diplomat's Wife by Pam Jenoff
- For Such a Time by Elyse Larson
- The Kommandant's Girl by Pam Jenoff
- Sunset by Karen Kingsbury
- Jessie by Lori Wick
- An Uncertain Dream by Judith Miller
- Anathema by Colleen Coble
- Moment of Weakness by Karen Kingsbury
- Halfway to Forever by Karen Kingsbury
- Mending Places by Denise Hunter
- Saving Grace by Denise Hunter
- The Purpose of Christmas by Rick Warren
Monday, August 4, 2008
Today was enrollment day so we went to the school and turned in all the paperwork that you need for your kids to go to school. Caley was excited and wanted to know if she could ride the bus home today. I had to tell her, "no, that's next week." I signed up to help in her class like all mom's do and I'm excited to be there and be involved but I still think to myself, "is this really happening?"
On Monday of next week we get to go and meet the teacher and have ice cream and hopefully meet some new friends and if they rode on her bus that would be perfect. Then she goes to school for real on Wednesday. Poor little Blake will be lonesome without his big sister to play with during the day. What will we do?
So I guess that we are entering a new chapter in our lives that we thought was in the far off future. So we'll embrace this chapter and enjoy it while it's here because before we know it, it will be gone and another one will come.
So now we'll cheer, "Go Junior Blues!"
- who made the sun?
- how did God make the sky?
- how did he make the animals?
- how did he make the ocean?
- how did he make people?
- how did he know how to make everything?
- why did he do all that?
So David and I are trying to answer their questions so that they can understand the wonderful God that we have. Hopefully they understood our answers. The next morning which was yesterday before I was reading Proverbs 3 before church. (Our church has being reading through the Proverbs this summer each day of the corresponds to one Proverb) Anyway in Proverbs 3:19 it says: