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This Work Week - Short and Sweet

Monday, November 19, 2012

I don't have pics, but my class made 14 pies today: 4 chocolate cream pies, 2 apple cranberry pies, 2 apple pies, 2 Dutch apple pies, and 4 pumpkin pies. One of the pumpkin pies and one of the apple pies is gluten free, dairy free, and soy free to accommodate food allergies. They are all made from scratch and all looking beautiful. The only thing we have to do before the Thanksgiving feast tomorrow is to whip up the whipped cream for the chocolate cream pies. We had to get all of our baking done today so the turkey can fit in the oven tomorrow morning. The school will be redolent with Thanksgiving aromas both school days this week.

One of my students finished her first knitted animal today:



She made it for her little cousin for Christmas and is very proud of her results. And well she should be ~ great job on her first big knitting project!

On the home front, it is deer hunting season. Perhaps the scariest days to go out walking were this past weekend, as it was youth gun hunting weekend. Youth or adults, Stella and I dress for the season to stay safe when we are out hiking. I'll be glad when hunting season is over.



Looking forward to the school feast tomorrow, and early dismissal. Then Thanksgiving break for me! There are so many things I am thankful for.

One of them is 5 days to rest and regroup.

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IUHRYTR 11/28/2012 2:43AM

    A cute first effort by your student and wise decision for you and Stella wearing safety vests. -- Lou

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DAWN14163 11/25/2012 8:48AM

    I wish I was a student in your class - it sounds such fun! I hope you are enjoying the break and having a well-deserved rest.

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MARY1313 11/23/2012 10:01AM

    awww that little piggy is excellent! glad ya'll are dressing safely for hunting season!

Mary

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MCGS62 11/21/2012 9:59AM

    Thats a good safety idea for Stella!

"One of the pumpkin pies and one of the apple pies is gluten free, dairy free, and soy free "

sounds like there is nothing to it!
Happy Thanksgiving

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SUNRISE14 11/20/2012 10:11AM

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GUITARWOMAN 11/20/2012 7:31AM

    Hard to believe hunters would mistake your beautiful dog for a deer!

have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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LITTLEFARMMOMMA 11/20/2012 7:28AM

    Oh, I never thought about Stella being in danger during hunting season! So glad to see her orange "jacket" on her, in that case! She is such a beauty!

I wish I'd had a teacher that taught me to knit! I am always amazed at the things your students are learning from you! They are so blessed!

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0309COOKIE 11/19/2012 10:43PM

    Stella looks good in her safety gear. I never even thought about the dangers of hunting season and your hiking. Glad you are on top of things.

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ROCKMAN6797 11/19/2012 9:45PM

    I love the short work week, a good time to re-charge!

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WAREAGLEGIRL 11/19/2012 7:11PM

    Happy Thanksgiving! Sounds like you are going to have a good week!

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