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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

May Events

T. graduated from high school on the 17th. Mom was here and K. was home from college, so we had an opportunity for a family photo the next day after church.
The next Saturday we played some croquet. (Summer has begun, even if not by the calendar!) Some of the cats were interested in checking out that round thing rolling across the lawn.Sunday evening, when we went to B.'s sister's to grill hamburgers and hot dogs, the sky looked like this.We about blew away when the front hit before we were done grilling! We had to finish inside with the broiler. Their neighbors (who were gone) have a dog who is afraid of storms, so she got to go inside too! She was a very well-behaved visitor.On Memorial Day, we went to a service at the church cemetery. Later in the day we helped take flags down from the military graves, which we had helped place last Wednesday. Didn't get a photo there, but it looked nice. The peonies are just barely starting to bloom, but there were iris.

We grilled again at home Monday noon.B. and M. got the corn planted this month, but there's been too much rain to get the soybeans in. It also makes it a challenge to mow some parts of the yard!

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Almost Here

We're getting ready for T's high school graduation this Saturday, so it's rather busy around here. This evening was the school's academic banquet. Among other things, T was recognized for perfect attendance this year and received a local FCCLA scholarship!

Right now it sounds like the weather might cooperate. Here's hoping!

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the LORD with all your heart
and lean not on your own understanding;
in all your ways acknowledge him,
and he will make your paths straight.

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Thursday Thirteen-Spicy Days

Subbing I've done this school year includes:
  1. Elementary, middle school, and senior high special education
  2. Business classes (accounting, yearbook, computers, personal finance)
  3. Middle school boys, middle school girls, and elementary PE
  4. World geography (sophomore boys)
  5. 7th and 8th grade social studies and seminar (study hall),
  6. H.S. weightlifting
  7. Reading classes
  8. H.S. math classes
  9. Spanish
  10. Family and Career classes
  11. English
  12. American History
  13. Kindergarten, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th Grades
Variety is the spice of life!