Half Past Kissin' Time!
~ Last week (or maybe the week before), Joyce asked about having guests over the holidays. I didn't think we were going to have any, but MS brought home a guest:
~ Sunday, the company CH works for had their Christmas Party. They rotate between an adult party and a family party; this year was the family party. We had lunch at a restaurant on the river, then a train ride in a coal train. There was a painted bear right before we boarded, and there were decorations in all of the little nooks & crannies:
~ Wednesday, I saw this as I was walking into school:
~ Yesterday was the blood drive for our SRO who is undergoing treatments for leukemia. We have a lot of rejects at one of my schools, thankfully I wasn't one of them! And, as an added bonus, we were given a choice to decline the t-shirt and donate 9 meals to Second Harvest Food Bank instead! So, the SRO and the community wins!
~Today's prompt for Susan's Photo Challenge is "Hippopotamus". Let me just say this: I have an awesome group of teachers that I work with. Teachers who don't question why your asking if they have hippos, they just give you not one, but three: