Here I am with my favorite inside thing! Soft...Fluffy. It's in the room where the tall guy and the pretty lady sleep. It is the first thing that I go to when the tall guy comes home from being gone a long time. Sorry... must go, it's nappy time.
This is my favorite thing outside. My people throw it around and I get it for them, then we try to figure out who will hold it. I usually win that game!
Today, I'm looking at one of my people. He is so nice to me, he plays with me, pets me a lot and he feeds me. One of his favorite things to do is to hide from me somewhere in the house. He thinks I don't know where he is (but I do!) and he seems to enjoy this game so much, that I pretend not to find him for a while. I just run around the house, going from room to room, until he starts giggling. He is so funny! He is my buddy and I love him.
I think I now know why! I was at the bookstore to get a book for my class when I came upon Harold and the Purple Crayon. This was one of my favorite books as a child!!! I completely forgot about this bookOf course I had to get this book to add to my purple collection. Thanks to Mr. Crockett Johnson for my purple passion!!!!
Today, Danny had to do his campaign speech. It turned out that he was running unopposed. Even so, he still had to write and present his speech. All the students running for office had to speak in front of grades 3 through 8. (On a side note, I must say that one great aspect of our school is the many public speaking opportunities the student have.) I think that all the students did a fantastic job. They are so brave to run for office and speak in front of the school!!!
Danny is happy that he will spend his 8th grade year as the Commissioner of Technology. I think that he is equally excited that his best friend, Austin, was also elected into Student Council. This kid had run each year he could, and has lost each year, except for this one! I jumped and screamed when his name was called ver the intercom! These two boys will have such a fun 8th grade year!!!
I want to wish Hayley "congratuations" on her Confirmation. May you continue to grow in God's Love...
Boy am I going to have fun learning this program!!! It didn't come with a manual... Does anyone have any recommendations as to which book to purchase??? By the way, the photos that I am posting, were "fixed" using the Elements 7 and I can't quite figure out how to make the photos smaller on the web, so if you click on the picture to look at it, it is huge! Sorry about that... I will learn how to fix it soon. Thanks Rog and Dan!!!
Now, he had to come up with a slogan and posters. We tried to think all weekend - but nothing! He wanted to use last year's slogan - "Don't Delete Dan", but I said that would be cheesey. As you can see, we went with cheesey. To my suprise, Danny still had the posters from last year! We changed the pictures, though. We did add something: There is a little white label on the bottom that reads, "This campaign ad is 100% recycled."
Good luck to my baby!!!
This past week, we were preparing to go to Northern California for the State Junior High Academic Decathlon in Redwood City. (For a funny rendition of our trip, please vistit Roger's Blog.)Danny and his team have worked diligently for the past eight months, studying for this competition, in addition to their regular school work. They were one of nine schools competing. Unfortunately, they did not place in any categories. But what they did take away from the competition was the experience to compete in such a high level, the friendships they have developed, and the knowledge that they did their best. As his mom, I am so very proud of Dan - his determination and commitment.
Instead of a photo of the day, here are some photos of the city by the bay...
A view of the bay from one of the marinas.