She talked about letting go of things that bug you because you can end up with such a long list of things that you are constantly being bothered.
Tuesday were discussing our new vocabulary words. I was explaining the word haste to the boys and girls. Dutch raised his hand and said "Haste makes waste." I said great job and went on to try to explain the quote and the word haste. ; ) We had studied Ben Franklin last week so I told the kids that I thought "Haste makes waste" was a quote by Ben Franklin. Dutch looked at me and said, "I thought the Smurfs said it."
Wednesday, we woke up to these beautiful giant snowflakes, I don't know if I have ever seen them as big as they were that day. I did try to take a picture, but you couldn't see the snowflakes, I guess the lighting was wrong. The roads weren't icy, just slushy so we still had school.
Thursday, the phone rings at 5:30 with the news that school has been canceled due to icy roads. I was happy to have a break thinking about all of the things I was going to get done on this extra day off. There was a part of me that was trying to calculate in my head how I was going to catch up once we go back on Friday. When I told my daughter that we were out of school, she started crying. No, it wasn't because she loves school so much, it was because she loves the OKC Thunder basketball team. The Rolling Thunder Book Bus was coming to our school today and she got enough AR points to get to get on and pick out a book.
One of these days I'll get my act together and start taking more pictures. Since we had no school Monday because of professional development and no school Thursday due to ice, I had the great joy of having 2 Mondays this week. You know what I'm talking about and to make it even worse, we only got to go outside one day this week. To make the point, here's how my
Enjoy your weekend!