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Copious Coats

One of my students has been working on her pencil box for many days.

She painted one of the squares with liquid correction fluid. Then she painted it again. And again and again and again….

What a testament to persistence!

One response to “Copious Coats”

  1. Lauren says:

    Ha! I love that! Please keep tabs on it for us. ?

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Fortunate Find

I’m playing for church every Sunday now, and my collection of “incidental” music is just too small. I play a prelude and some music during the offering each week. I just don’t have enough in my little collection of books.

The balcony at my church has boxes and boxes of music in it. Most of it looks like choir music. I will need to organize and catalog that some day. But I went up there to poke around a little and found this:

It’s a whole bunch of music based on hymn tunes! Yay! I haven’t put them in order, but I think it’s the whole series. I’ll have music to play for ages!


One of the boys at my school had planned to get baptized before our pastor took a Call, but it didn’t happen. Yesterday in chapel, he had me do it.

This is a third grader, so I don’t know him as well as the seventh grader I baptized. But we did have a long conversation about gardening, because he planted a pumpkin seed that had grown so well it was making a pumpkin.

The baptism went well. I was honored to do it. His classmates all came forward. It was cool to have them all around.

May be an image of 12 people, people standing and indoor

Brown Tabby

Two months ago, I got on the list for a new sphynx cat. The breeder contacted me on Monday to say I was next in line! Woo hoo!

Unfortunately, I can’t visit the kitten in person because the breeder is not doing home visits. She did send me a bunch of photos though. Here they are:

She says his eyes will eventually be green or gold. She calls him a brown tabby. My google searches for tabby sphynx cats show that they don’t really have stripes in adulthood. This cat will be mostly a greyish/brownish color, with a lighter face and belly.

I asked her about his personality. She said: “He is the most loving, social, playful kitten in his litter. Loves to be held and kissed.”

That sold me. I’m getting this cat! Yay! She said I could pick him up at the end of May.

My new orchid is blooming! Actually, it’s not new-new. I got it two months ago. It had bloom spikes back then, but now it has full-blown flowers!

I have the beginning of a collection now I’m afraid. I think that before long, this window sill will be packed full of orchids. Yay, orchids!

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