First Graders and Fall Festivals.
My First Graders were excited, but still performed well on their spelling tests, wrote stories about scarecrows, and managed to have Physical Education all before going home at Noon, today. A major fundraising event for our Parent/Teacher/Student group is the annual Fall Festival. The theme is always based on Halloween and involves the whole campus. […]
Jordan the Holy Land.
The Exodus, not the movie, ours! We cannot get Jordan out of our minds. The Dude and I reflected this week on our latest trip. Coming out of Egypt (yes, we kept singing the Desmond Dekker song “The Israelites”) we were stunned as we watched the stark landscape underneath us. The barren land, mountains with […]
I know all of us are constantly talking about priorities, but have we focused more on the lesser of the important? Being a severe Celiac in Egypt has been quite the struggle. Going to Jordan for a week did not help in my frustrations as I was fed very well, gluten-free every meal (even boxed […]
This covers Jordan, gluten-free eating, friendliness, Bible, Islamic Nation, travel.
(Be forewarned, this is a rambling blog this week.) Living in Egypt is an interesting experience. Rarely do we see homeless in Alexandria like we do in San Francisco, and the large amount of homeless in downtown Santa Rosa, but there are disturbing amounts of trash in the streets and malnourished donkeys and horses pulling […]
The end of this week finds us with Open House out of the way and the opportunity to have met our wonderful parents, and being delighted with sharpened pencils. More on sharpened pencils soon. Now to share about my classroom, as promised this week. I have a very big room with two big white boards […]