Monday, August 31, 2009


Today is a huge beginning for me. Today I officially begin my student teaching. We don't actually have students until Wednesday but official teacher meetings today. Today is the first step toward the rest of my life.

Today I'm just the tiniest bit scared!

Monday, August 24, 2009

A Budding Artist

Before I post about our trip, which I promise is coming, I have something more recent to share.

Pullman is home to the National Lentil Festival. Every August, on the same weekend our town is flooded with returning college students, there is a street carnival, a cook off, and a parade all dedicated to the lentil. As part of the festivities there is a coloring contest. Apparently while Jonathan was doing summer camp with Pullman Parks and Recreation he colored the entry picture and his camp teacher sent it in to the lentil festival. I knew nothing of this contest entry so I was very surprised to receive a call on Thursday informing me that Jonathan was a finalist and we needed to be at the stage on Saturday to receive his certificate. I was so proud of him! Jonathan was super excited to get a certificate. He ended up getting 3rd and we are so proud. We were even able to get his winning picture to take home with us. It was such a positive experience for him and the memories will last forever. Needles to say I will treasure this picture and his certificate forever. And now I present our artist with his masterpiece.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Wordless Wednesday - Computers

Jason's "computer" is my mom's old alarm clock.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Remember Me?

Hello, is anyone out there? I've been guilty of some serious blog neglect recently. I'm back from vacation and I promise I'll get back to writing. I'm looking at pictures and trying to tell the story of our trip to Alaska. We had a lot of fun and I do hope that when I finally write the story y'all will have fun too!