Confessions of a Reader

Sometimes I get nervous for the characters. Sometimes the plot lines are too intense for me. Sometimes I have to put my bookmark in and close the book and pick it up when I feel I can handle it. Sometimes that time only lasts for one second…then I just have to read some more. It…

Ho’ike

Since there is a sliver of sunshine today, I thought I would share a clip from my Ho’ike last month. This is Hokunani Hawaiian Dancers performing the song Ke Aloha. Hopefully you will all enjoy it.

This Week in Story Time

I have the best job. Really. Yesterday was a fun day at story time. Freddy (my puppet) gave three clues as to help the kids figure out what the letter of the week was: Lamb, Lunchbox, and Love (which meant we were learning about the letter “L”). After the kids figure out what letter we…

Corn on the Cob

Check: corn on the cob, steak, large carrot sticks, celery (not gnawed on), chips and salsa, granola bars (the hard ones), popcorn, sticky-gummy candy, fruit (not in pieces), crunchy cereal.Things left: bubble gum, caramel apples.Anything else I am missing?

Lake Sylvia

In case you didn’t know, “Falling Can Be Deadly” — but not always deadly. These signs were all over where we were hiking around Lake Sylvia this past weekend. The best part was, there really weren’t all that many cliff-type places to fall from. But in case you are in the middle of the woods…

A Tale of Two Thumbs

So my thumb is working again. I know, not really big news. But it makes me happy. I somehow jammed it while at work. My guess is that it happened while playing bouncy-balls with the two-year-olds. After lots of ice and pain meds, today I can bend my thumb. I didn’t realize how important thumb-bending…

Weekend Get-Away

So this past weekend I went on a little road trip with three of my friends. It was a lot of fun. So, I thought I would share a few pics to let you all know what four crazy girls can be up to. 🙂 On the way to one of our destinations is this…