3/05/2013

Tuesday Snapshots

I took a few pictures yesterday.  As I went out to get one of my students from recess, this was the view the kids had while playing:

And, as I left the school, I snapped this shot:
I got an email from a friend who said her initial thought was "How cute.  She thinks that's snow."  Of course, she lives out in Colorado, so she can't fathom that a dusting has the potential to cause delays and closures!

I have the luxury of having a smartboard in my room at my "new" school.  I'm not sure if it even works like it's suppose to.  I need to read the Dummy Book and see if I can figure it out!  This is what I used it for yesterday:
I try to make my life easier by doing the same activity for both schools, so one drawback to having a smartboard there and not at my "old" school is that I have to do a different activity there.  Which means more planning.  Okay, not really.  It just means pulling out another activity and having those students do something different.

We have a new obsession at my house:
Dark Chocolate is suppose to be good for you, and pomegranate and goji is full of antioxidants, so I'm not really eating candy, right?  I had never heard of "goji", but here's what wikipedia says:
Since the early 21st century there has been rapidly growing attention for wolfberries for their nutrient value and antioxidant content. They have been termed a superfruit, which has led to a profusion of consumer products.
So there you have it.

I thought today was this little girl's birthday:
 Her birth mother's owner had to shoot me down and let me know that her birthday is 12 March.  Turns out she shares a birthday with her Aunt, my SIL.  With her being such a diva and all, I think she's going to celebrate her birthday for at least a week.

So, this post turned into quite a fragmented post.  But, it's my blog and I can do what I want, right?  :)

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful views, Mary! Thanks for explaining that fruit. I've been seeing it a lot in the grocery stores and had no idea what it was.

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  2. Have you tried the acai version of the chocolate yet? Yummy.

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  3. My first thought at your photos was, "Wow! You have mountains!" I've never lived anywhere where mountains were a part of the everyday scenery so I'm fascinated with them. Smart boards also fascinate me since I've never used them (must be a bit of the teacher left in me still). I keep wanting to visit a school that has them so I can see how they work.

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  4. Those are gorgeous views!
    All good divas spread their birthdays into a week or more. I'm just sayin'!

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  5. I've gotten coupons for those dark chocolate superfruits & wanted to give them a try. Now you really make me want to give it a go!!!

    I always forgot my fur babies birthdays (4 dogs)... so I lump 3 of them together. I know they were all in August - so celebrate the 3 all on the same day. The other dog - I can always remember - 11-22-00 is her day. double digits

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  6. Beautiful landscape. Those chocolates sound yummy!

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  7. Those are some beautiful mountains! And no, I can't fathom dustings causing delays and closures. Although, I'm sure you get a fair amount of ice if the ground is wet before you start to get snow sticking. That is a whole different story. :)

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  8. I'd never heard of Goji. I'll need to give that a try.

    Nothing wrong with a fragmented post ... most of mine are. ;-)

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