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The Week That Was – 37…

March 15th, 2009 · 3 Comments

We had two and a half drops of drizzle… but still no real rain over Fish Hoek and our tree remains green green green…

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And school is on track, we are back in the rhythm… it is still taking longer than it needs but then a few good distractions here and there keep us a little bit ummm well – less focused!

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Eventually Lego had to be banished to post-school time – Aha! That was the key…

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We even managed a science frenzy and got our science up to date – un heard of!

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We made some cookies – hamantashen.

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And messed around with dinosaurs:

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And I was gifted, an anniversary gift – no it wasn’t ours but making up for last year… the father person is very traditional when it comes to these things and last year was crystal… stretch your mind… it comes in a box with an apple on the side…

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Aha! wooohooo!!! Unpacking it is the best part… I may just be the happiest blogger in the Universe.

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Meanwhile, today is Pi day… yayay – being of a mathematical bent…. Pi day needs to be celebrated… You can download a poster… and I went out with a friend for coffee and pi (apple and lemon meringue – yum!)

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Not to mention it’s Einstein’s birthday today, here are a couple of cool links:

Hood #1: Discovered architecture books and was lost… I think all those teeny tiny details and intricate diagrams totally appeal.

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He created our book of the week and he started his personal pamphlet company…

Preview of “OWL BOOKS BROCHURE.”

Hood #2: Had a scientific adventure with magnets…

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Hood #3: Woke up in time to catch an early morning snuggle with her littlest sister.

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Hood #4: Built a tent for his Action man and used nearly an entire roll of tape and enjoyed spaghetti for supper…

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Hood #5: Managed to bake almost daily!

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And got seriously busy on a project – even his feet were busy…

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Hood #6: Was involved in every project as usual and then created some of her own.

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Hood #7: Decided to help get the sheets to the washer:

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Couldn’t wait for a single meal, had to had to had to snack first…

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And decided playing with her brothers bear was better than a nap… In fact napping is apparently for the birds…

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That’s it – That was our week! You have a Great Weekend!!!

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3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Christine // Mar 15, 2009 at 1:45 pm

    Everytime I see your weekly reviews I think it would be awesome to do for my own crew. . .but then when I sit down to actually do it I come up with blanks. . .

    Apparently, we don’t do anything. (Or Alzhiemers is hitting me early.)

  • 2 se7en // Mar 15, 2009 at 6:14 pm

    Hay C… I let the pictures do the talking and try and take a photo of each kid per week… very often when I am putting it together on a friday night I will discover one hood has slipped below the radar – ooops… Oh neglectful mother! Actually, the posts that give me grey hairs are the Tuesday Art Tasks and many a Tuesday afternoon will arrive and no inspiration flows… as a last resort I have plonked out materials and snapped away! You all have a good week!

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