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Entries from November 2010

Family Thanksgiving Photos

November 28th, 2010 · No Comments

We had a great time at Divine’s house for Thanksgiving this year! Technorati Tags: thanksgiving

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Tags: brother · dad · littlesister · mom · sister · travel

Good VoiceThread on Anti-Bullying

November 25th, 2010 · No Comments

Sarah: One of my students created this excellent VoiceThread about stopping bullying. I thought you’d enjoy this and might want to share it with others. Technorati Tags: bully, bullying, education, ethics, school

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Animal adoption resources and VoiceThreads

November 25th, 2010 · No Comments

Rachel, I’m thinking the following resources would be of interest to you since you are very interested in animals and helping animals. Pet Finder is a website that shows pictures of animals available for adoption. The Social Animal is a website and group created by Emily Garman of Oklahoma City to promote adoption of pets. […]

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Tags: dad · littlesister

Rules of the family dance competition

November 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

I’m not sure when this is scheduled to begin. I don’t have a costume (yet.) Just saw this today on the girls’ whiteboard / easel. I’m glad hair is required. That may rule grandaddy out, however, from formally entering. Sent from my iPhone

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iGrow Santa: Amazing Hair Growth!

November 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

9 days ago Rachel started watering her iGrow Santa. His hair growth is amazing us all! After Thanksgiving Rachel is considering giving him a haircut. She is talking about giving him a mohawk. Stay tuned for mor iGrow Santa updates! Sent from my iPhone

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We didn’t win any Creativity Awards

November 17th, 2010 · No Comments

Award winners for the Creative Oklahoma Student Creativity Contest were announced today. Alexander, Sarah and Rachel didn't win anything in any categories. http://stateofcreativity.com/events/cwf/creativitycontest/ PRIZE WINNERS: Overall Grand Prize Winner: Brian Andrew Powell, Grade 11,  Teacher- Tillanie Franks, Yukon High School Grand Prize Winner (7-12): Chandni Raman, Grade 8, Teacher- Jill Willhoite, Oakdale Elementary School Grand Prize […]

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A mysterious message

November 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Shelly hasn’t been able to explain this yet.   Download now or listen on posterous Memo.m4a (238 KB) Sent from my iPhone

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Yellow Cards

November 14th, 2010 · No Comments

A nice thing that my church does is we have a concept called yellow cards. What you do is you get a yellow card and write either an encouraging word to ….. or write on the prayer chain. Also in the bulletin they have a special section just for the people who need prayer. I […]

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Tags: christian · sister · writing

Halloween 2010 Costumes

November 14th, 2010 · No Comments

We had some pretty good looking trick or treaters in our family this year! Rachel and I were in Manhattan, Kansas for Halloween. Shelly posted two photos of Sarah and Alexander in their costumes, so we were able to see them when we were in Kansas, even if we didn’t get to trick or treat […]

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Tags: brother · littlesister · sister · travel

Sarah’s Fine Arts Camp Underwater Self-Portrait

November 14th, 2010 · No Comments

This is a self-portrait Sarah drew in the summer of 2010 at our church fine arts camp. She's underwater!

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Sarah’s GPS British Accent

November 14th, 2010 · No Comments

This is a video of the Children's Sermon on November 14, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church in Edmond, Oklahoma. Linda Birsner shared the message, and 5th graders Josh and Sarah played the roles of the lost motorist and GPS unit. The quality of Sarah's British accent is reflected in the question of at least one […]

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The Best Pork I’ve Ever Tasted

November 13th, 2010 · No Comments

This video is an interview with Dr Brent Benkelman, as he supervised the final preparations of the 120th pig he’s cooked in his life. Brent co-hosts an annual pig roast potluck for friends in Manhattan, Kansas. See more photos from my Flickr set of this weekend’s festivities, which included the disappointing loss of KSU to […]

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Tags: food · sister · travel

Jack O’Lantern Carving Fun

November 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Each fall our family looks forward to carving pumpkins into jack o’lanterns in advance of Halloween. This year we did it pretty early in October, and unfortunately the weather was so warm the jack o’lanterns molded before Halloween! These were our creations this year! As you can see, lots of fun was had by all. […]

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Tags: art · brother · sister

Wes and Bradley

November 13th, 2010 · No Comments

It was great to see my good friend and college roommate, Brad Ball, in Memphis this past September. I was in town for the Martin Institute’s fall conference. I’ve uploaded more photos to a Flickr set for the weekend. Technorati Tags: micon, brad, bradley, ball, micon10

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Family fun at Furrs

November 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Sometimes the best photos are candid shots. These were a few pics we took in September on a Sunday when we went to Furrs downtown. I’d won a Furrs gift card and we used it well. Yum! Technorati Tags: family, photos, furrs

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Tags: brother · dad · food · littlesister · mom · sister

Fall trees in Edmond, Oklahoma

November 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Sarah just posted a new video to YouTube. It was created using SonicPics on Dad’s iPhone. You can check it out at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tdjmpw0KXS0 http://www.sonicpics.com Sent from my iPhone

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Alexander’s first debate tournament at Moore, Oklahoma

November 13th, 2010 · No Comments

These are some photos from Alexander’s first debate tournament at Moore High School, in Oklahoma. He was in novice division as a 7th grader, and faced mostly 9th graders. The Lincoln Douglas debate topic currently is: Resolved: The abuse of illegal drugs ought to be treated as a matter of public health, not of criminal […]

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Tags: brother · school

Sarah’s letter to her parents (as Mrs Horn)

November 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Sarah’s 5th grade teacher asked her to write a letter about her academic performance and school behavior to her parents, as if SHE was the teacher.

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Tags: sister · writing

Animals at the Zoo

November 13th, 2010 · No Comments

By Rachel Hey, check out this video I created using Storyrobe, a digital storytelling application now available on your iPhone or iPod Touch. http://app.storyrobe.com/tmp/phpJw6JZC-11_13_10.mp4 Visit iTunes and buy it today http://itunes.com/apps/storyrobe Sent from my iPhone

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Fall KSU Football: Family Time!

November 12th, 2010 · No Comments

Created on my iPhone with Storyrobe Sent from my iPhone

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Rachel, Sarah and Alexander Reflect on Creativity in our Oklahoma Schools

November 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

The 2010 Creativity World Forum is coming to Oklahoma City in two weeks. In advance of the event, Creative Oklahoma is sponsoring a Creativity Contest for Students, who are challenged to: … show us your creative ideas for improving communities, schools and businesses so that Oklahoma remains a creative frontier. We invite all forms of […]

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