Glorious weather. Blue skies. Sometimes windy. Temps 60-75*F.
Letting the tide roll in. It's rest time!
My 8 year old asking for snuggles - on these rare occasions, I wonder "is this the last time she asks?" and I cherish the snuggles I get.
My 4 year old's absolute delight in all things princess.
The views in Hong Kong.
How to bake these! Two determined tries and lots of down time required.
Yeast makes it grow! Incredible!!
|look who got new glasses!|
Making Thinking Visible - by Ron Ritchhart, Karin Morrison & Mark Church.
Powerful thinking routines and tips for how to develop a culture of thinking in the classroom - with a hefty influence from Reggio and the amazing work at Harvard Graduate School of Education.
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Nighttime - by Mark Haddon
Massive re-organization and de-clutter projects going on. A friend of mine once explained that Boxing Day for them meant boxing up gently used toys and books to donate to those in need. A satisfying thing to do when making room for new Christmas presents around the house (especially a tiny Hong Kong flat!).
No work for three whole weeks, baby! :)
|before holidays - watching Dad coach JV basketball at school (headphones to soften the noise)|
|hangin' with friends in Stanley|
|on the MTR - not ones to sit quietly for the ride....|
|50th anniversary at my school, HKIS. We made this human-logo. So cool. And celebrated with lion dances.|
New tradition - eat at a restaurant after Christmas Eve Service. I'm liking this new plan SO MUCH!
|This photo NOT from Christmas Eve - rather another night out for Dim Sum & chicken soup dumplings!!|
|peaceful night with our half-lit tree...|
ran out of lights - and couldn't find the same kind anywhere!!
One Of My Favorite Things
A Less-Than Favorite Thing
the strange disappearance of ATM machines for my bank. One by one they seem to be taking them away! :( At this point, I either have to head into the city or get charged an arm to use another bank's machine nearer to my home.
for sleep. and play. and friends. and family. (photos from American Thanksgiving with friends)
At thanksgiving dinner - someone discovered the MICROPHONE and pretty much didn't let go.
A trip to Phuket, Thailand with the in-laws in about a month!!!
Picture & Video Thoughts ::
from a preschool holiday performance...
|i've been spotted... :)|
|see her giving me a *WINK*|
practice (Chinese "Santa Claus is Coming to Town")