Monday, October 31, 2011

amazing young women

(click on names to read about)

Next on my "To Read" list:

I love THIS blog entry by Katie.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Friday, October 28, 2011

More Dress-Up Day and Luminaries

Dress-Up Day

Okay, it's a little scary, the influence you can have over a group of people. I love Star Wars. I guess I convinced my 11th grade class that they, too, love Star Wars. Notice the costumes several decided to wear for Halloween.'s a couple (blurry)pictures of the finished luminaries. I still don't have my camera settings figured out.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Girls' Club Halloween Luminaries (and homemade doughnuts!)

Pajama Day

and on an unrelated note...
we figured it out in Physics. "Y" finally caught on. I discovered if I can show it to her in mathematical formulas she understands better than words. Whew. Now to figure out which mathematical formulas to use in the future. I love math. I missed my calling.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

calm delight

The Greek word for joy comes from the word meaning calm delight.

This is the same root for grace.

Crazy Hair Day

And the award for best crazy hair goes to...

Sunday, October 23, 2011

new doxology

Click the play button to listen

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Thursday, October 20, 2011

The Incredible Edible Cell

My little Life Scientist prepares to build her cell

Nucleus (nectarine); nucleolus with ribosomes (caramel with pomegranate seeds)

Adding ribosomes to the endoplasmic reticulum (sour yellow/red candy strips)

Golgi complex (blue/green sour candy strips); proteins (nerds); rough ER

Almost done! Finished product tomorrow. Yummy...we'll eat while watching Star Wars