Friday, March 6, 2015

Epic Snow, Take Two

So it snowed.

If fact, it's more snow than we had two weeks ago...
Our measurement says around 14 inches, but right down the road the official city measurement is 17.1".  Other places in the state got TWENTY FIVE INCHES OF SNOW. It's madness around these parts. And not the normal sort of march madness. 
So we did what you do...we dug out.
Child labor at it's finest.
Nothing is as motivating as hearing the temps are about to drop to record lows.  Might as well dig out while it's a toasty 20 degrees...
I turned around after getting to the end of our sidewalk and found this... he is finding a way to engage in spring activities, no matter the weather conditions... we are just about ready for spring.

And now a video of Henry walking in the snow., because why not?
PS.  I have read three more books and am starting on #4 this afternoon.  Another Bio Girl Reading Corner is on it's way.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Favorite Color

Today was Wear Your Favorite Color Head to Toe Day at school.  (If you are curious, Henry's school is celebrating Dr. Suess's birthday and each day has a theme.)  Henry had said he wanted to do blue, which has recently been working it's way in as a contender for favorite color, so we figured he could wear jeans and a blue shirt and be done!  But this morning he mentioned he did still really love red, which has historically been his favorite.  I pulled together an all red outfit and an all blue outfit and let him pick. Here is what he went with.

 The problem was, with little planning the red pants were limited. I wasn't sure about it, but he thought the outfit was great.  I figured everyone would be dressed in odd clothes in order to get their favorite color as represented as possible, so whatever. 

Then we got to school drop off and... I must admit not that many people seemed to go all in quite in the same was as us.  Or, more accurately, NOBODY seemed to have gone all in, but my sample was small... I saw maybe ten kids walking in.  I saw a couple kids walking in wearing all black, but I can't say for that was due to favorite could have been an outfit.  Not much to be done about it at that point, so I wished him a very Red day, he laughed and headed for the front door.  A teacher told him his outfit was awesome as he walked in and he seemed please. I am excited for his report when he gets home to see if anyone else took the favorite color day quite as literally as we did.

Go big or go home, right?

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Hat Day

 It's midterm week and work and life are both sorta crazy, so no time for real blogging. But I thought you would like to know it's hat day at school.  Someone is excited.

Also, that snow on the ground is STILL from the epic snow of two weeks ago.  It is finally getting warm enough today where it might melt.  And then tomorrow night they are predicting another 8-10 inches.  I know it feels like this blog has turned into nothing but weather updates but SERIOUSLY.