Monday, September 16, 2013

the quotidian (9.16.13)

Quotidian: daily, usual or customary;
everyday; ordinary; commonplace


Nispero fruit: sweet, juicy, tangy.


Getting dirty: it's his special talent.


Farewell to the language tutor. 
She did a great job, and the children enjoyed the classes, 
but they were happy to be done.
 

A requisite thank you note.


A school project: making something out of soap.


She's grown a wee-bit, eh?



This is not some creative punishment on my part. 
They willing tied themselves together and then tried to eat oranges.


Soggy Soccer. 


Shadow creature, courtesy of a power outage and boredom.

5 comments:

  1. Lovely Spanish note, written well. Very satisfying I hope!

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    1. He dictated it to me and then copied it. But his handwriting has gotten a LOT better this year, thanks to all the copying they do in school. And yes, it was satisfying to hear what he came up with!

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  2. When do you return? And will you be homeschooling again when you get back?

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  3. Ohhhh - your nispero fruit are what I know as loquats! They grow like weeds for us in southern CA. My husband adores them.

    (I don't comment often, but I love your blog!)

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