Welcome 2nd Grade!!

No more sleeping late for us! It's back to school time!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

So much to say, so little time...

 I've got lots of catching up to do on this ol' blog.  Even though I doubt anyone other than my aunt and cousin ever tune in here.

Featured here is a pic of the beginnings of our elf costume.  GS will be in the City of South Miami Parade of Elves on 12/2.  Found the cute tights are target today for 4 bucks.  (Her elf hat from Oriental trading has yet to be delivered.)


I'll work on a big  post to catch everyone up in the coming days.


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Friday, November 2, 2012

Trick or Treating

we did our usual trick or treating with our friends the Ps.   T is always thrilled to hang with the big girls...

Can you believe that we went to a house, wherein an odd man answered the door.   Though unvoiced at the time, that little voice in my head was saying...that guys wierd.  The kids came running back to the street from his front door and announced what they received...

Cough drops.   On the bright side, they were individually wrapped cough drops, but they were still frickin' cough drops!!!!!


I can't help but wonder...did the guy run out of candy and thought cough drops taste so good that they are a good substitute for candy?  

Did her never have candy and was just giving out the drops??? 

 If he ran out of candy, he couldn't think to give out a few pennies instead??? 

 If he ran out of candy or never had candy, he couldn't think to turn off the damned lights and just not answer the door???

Needless to say, the cough drops were confiscated by the moms and dumped. 

Too bad I didn't have a cold that night, I would have been set!

Halloween at School

T's crazy school does not celebrate Halloween, per se.   Instead, they have a "fall festival".  All the kids, except for the littlest, dress as farmers.   They bring in decorated pumpkins, canned food for migrant workers, long sleeve shirt for migrant workers, and proceed to celebrate the whole day.

Here's farmer Taylor...

And here are the decorated pumpkins....

A marvelous plan was made in the stars,
to create a miracle across the ocean so far....
Then entwine and weave all the hopes and labor,
it would take to bring us this joy called "Taylor"....
Now three lives are blessed and somewhere in the stars,
the planners are smiling, as we all are.

Taylor's Gal Pals

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