Regular Life

Regular Life

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

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Homework in kindergarten. I will just leave that out there for you to think about for a moment. For now let me just say that my opinion on it changed Wednesday night. The assignment was to identify shapes and then make a pattern out of them. No more specific than that, and the simplest he… (read more)

Kick it One Time

    (click to enlarge) Benjamin’s first full day of kindergarten doubled as his first day of soccer practice. Unlike tee ball (which we “volunteered” him for at age three), he eagerly participated. When I wasn’t helping, I was taking pictures, and Shannon sat in a camp chair, busily filling out a stack of forms… (read more)

Startin’ Kindergarten

(Note: Readers of “The Keys Are In It” may continue today with Part Eleven. Sorry this one has been so sporadic.) Benjamin goes to his first full day of Kindergarten on Tuesday. We are at once giddy and glum. Friday night we went for “meet the teacher,” wherein we participated in a reverse treasure hunt…. (read more)