Back to School

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We we are back at school. We have actually been for three weeks now. We have divided the school year into six, six week blocks and alternated science with social studies. I am realizing just how fast those six week …

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Weekly Wrap up – Year End

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In my life this week… Time to get caught up again. This is going to be a mix of highlights and the most recent. Basically what ever I can remember. On Sunday we will present our year end portfolios effectively …

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Weekly Wrap up: Loft Beds

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In my life this week… Spring has arrived here on the west coast. The crocuses in the front yard have popped up. The last two weeks have been mostly focused on getting the loft beds moved. We are planning on …

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Weekly Wrap up: Portfolio are Done

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In my life this week… I just finished our portfolios. Literally she just left as I am writing this. It went fine. As I have mentioned before we are friends so it is a laid back thing. We do need …

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Weekly Wrap up: Beaver STEM Night

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In my life this week… We had another STEM night at Beavers this week. We had a short discussion on simple machines and then did two activities. The first activity was lifting a concrete block. I expected that none of …

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Weekly Wrap up: Winter Link Camp

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In my life this week… It has been another two relatively uneventful weeks. The kids and my wife did go to an winter camp with all levels of scouting. Each group sets up a station that the kids go through. …

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Weekly Wrap up: Back to the Grind

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In my life this week… It has been a fairly normal week here. I think the weirdest thing this week was my almost 14 year old teaching my almost 7 year old how to make his own coffee. I also …

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Merry Christmas

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For the first time in years we went to Vancouver and visited with my dad over Christmas. Travel over the passes in winter is always an adventure. On the way down we had to wait in a town called Merritt …

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Weekly Wrap up: Catching Up

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In my life this week… Well it has been several very busy weeks. To get caught up I am going to cover the highlights. This time period started out with Halloween. I posted our costumes last time. We ended up …

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Weekly Wrap up: Scout Camp

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In my life this week… I am sad to report that my mother passed away on the 19th. The end came quickly and I know that she is in a better place and pain free. My wife and I went …

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