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Entries from February 2010

The Voice of Saruman

February 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Here is a english assignment I did: The voice of Saruman is very hard to resist, and if you don’t you’ll soon find yourself agreeing with what he is saying; and thinking that it is very wise. Even though the group is very pronounced with their thoughts and beliefs they still have a hard time […]

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Tags: brother · school · writing

George Frideric Handel

February 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Here is a german assignment that I did: George Frideric Handel was a great man and composer. He was born on Feb. 23, 1685 in Halle, Germany and died on Apr. 14, 1759 in London, England. He lived to be 74. Handel was raised by his mother, Dorothea Taust, and father, Georg Handel, who was […]

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Tags: brother · school · writing

The Night Before Valentine’s Day by Rachel

February 16th, 2010 · No Comments

“The Night Before Valentine’s Day” is a four page book my six year old wrote today. She is REALLY into writing, and I want to encourage her as an author / illustrator as much as possible. After she shared this with us tonight, we snapped four pictures of the pages using my iPhone, uploaded those […]

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Tags: books · littlesister · technology · writing

Role Playing Annabeth Chase in St Louis (The Lightning Thief)

February 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Sarah created the following digital story today before school using VoiceThread about the book, “Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.” She role-played Annabeth Chase in a video we shot last Wednesday in St Louis using my iPhone. This is the first VoiceThread we’ve created which includes an embedded video and not just still […]

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Tags: books · movies · sister · travel

January Snow in Edmond

February 13th, 2010 · No Comments

This was a short video I took from our front porch in January, when we received another blast of winter weather! Technorati Tags: edmond, flickr, oklahoma, snow, video, weather

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Tags: dad · weather

Safety Tip: Don’t blow in a pencil sharpener

February 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Rachel shared the following safety tip as a drawing on her bedroom easel: Don’t blow in a pencil sharpener! She did recently, and the results were not pleasant for her. Technorati Tags: safety, pencil, sharpener, blow

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Tags: art · littlesister · writing

A Bowl of Fruit

February 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Rachel loves drawing on the easel in her bedroom. This is a recent drawing she made of “a bowl of fruit.” Awesome to see her language skills developing. How wonderful she LOVES to write!!! She has probably written 4 books in the past few weeks. Technorati Tags: art, drawing, writing, rachel

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Tags: art · littlesister · writing

Blast from the past – Wes at age 10

February 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

I received an email from Facebook today that I’d been tagged in a photo…. taken (most likely) around 1980 in Columbus, Mississippi! Whoa! I wonder what my dad and I were looking at?!

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Tags: dad

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