Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Sep 29

I went to a cooking demonstration/class at Marston's in Valencia last night. IT was a great time, with great food, and fun people. I'm going to do this again!
Grilled Calamari

Portobello Slider

Jim Mc Cardy, Chef/Owner

Pistacio-encrusted Salmon

Hanger Steak

Preparing dessert-Espresso Chocolate pudding

Monday, September 28, 2015

Sep 28

A couple more animations. The kids are really enjoying them.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Sep 24

We're now making animations with our clay figures. This on was made by alice and zoey and ruby.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sep 19

Got to see my brother at a birthday party for his 10 year old daughter.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Sep 18

Building clay characters in order to make a claymation animated movie.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Sep 17

We had our granite counter-tops installed today. They are lovely, & I think Jennifer is very happy with them. That makes me happy, too.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Sep 16

The Paper Cup Challenge! Students had to design & test six paper cups. Then they had to test them to see if they held water & for how long. Messy, but fun.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Sep 15

We started working with clay and the potter's wheel today!

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sep 13

I don't usually shoot food, but this is wonderful! Poached eggs on homemade bread with bacon.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sep 3

Student Assemblages on display for Back to School Night.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015


I got a new student today, a young lady from Angola who only speaks Portuguese. I was at a loss as to what to do, until I remembered that Google Translate has an audio function that lets you speak into the tablet and then it translates in print, and voice!