Month: August 2014

Back to school

First day back to school. Both of them are very excited. Colin is in a new classroom, primary with Ms Chris. Laura is the top grade in her class this year (grade 3) and will be taking on a leadership role this year.
They are both excited to have new back packs and Laura did special braids for first day.




The farmers’ market had face-painting and a bouncy castle today. Getting one’s face painted and then bouncing results in a rather smudged face when it’s over 100 degrees outside. Laura chose a dog face and so Colin had to have the same.


Too busy

Colin shooed me away the other day. There was no way we were going to the playground until he finished reading this motorcycle magazine. I even got a narrative, “This is one kind of engine, and this is the other kind if engine…”