In MISSOULA!

We took a few days of spring break to rocket over the Cascades in our tiny, packed car (complete with our big dog, Jemma in the back), to see life-long friends in Missoula.  For me, it was more than just a trip of tea, conversation, egg-painting and rambles through the snowy, vast foothills–I got to…

Goings-On

It’s been a busy and fun few days!  Today, I visited Ms. Baker’s kindergarten classroom!  We created some fantastic haiku together about books (we took a page from classic haiku and didn’t pay attention to the stringent syllabic rules that rule haiku these days but instead focused on “word pictures”).  The students spoke their haiku…

Reading Beauty Ball

Wow, what a special night.  Thanks to all who came in fanciful dress and partied in the beautiful barn.  Thanks to the kids who did amazing Reading Beauty crafts, everyone who helped make the party a great success and danced the night away.  You guys are the best!  XO  And the party’s not over yet–join me at…