Alex's music year is done! The last two weeks were a huge push to the finish, but it all came together quite nicely. The last three concerts were full of beautiful music and inspiring, encouraging words. We have one last concert for Brenna and then truly, officially done! To celebrate, I made this cake:
They have moved ahead of the Peanut M&M's in my life. I love them. They are a perfect salt/sweet combo. I've talked before about being a big believer in balance. Keep it balanced, friends. Everyone is happier when there is balance. That's why I like to eat Peanut M&M's with my popcorn at the movie. Little of this, little of that, and you have the perfect balance. Well, now that the Pretzel M&M so beautifully stands alone in the balance thing, I may be able to do without the popcorn next time I go to the movie! So that means I will be able to avoid all the
To wrap up this incredibly riveting read, I'll give you two gems from school today:
At lunch, one little boy...probably about 8 years old...says, "Do you know what you get when you stick two french fries up your nose?" I wanted to give him a few words of wisdom about what would really happen if he stuck two french fries up his nose, but instead I faked a calm interest and asked, "What??" (There was something about his disheveled hair, glasses slightly askew, crinkled nose to hold said glasses up, and large, unblinking eyes that made me very curious what he would say.) He then proceeded to stick a french fry in each nostril and say, "Look! You get a moustache!!" Charming.
At recess, a cute-as-a-bug little kindergarten boy sauntered by me and casually said, "Hey, I kissed a gull." (aka: girl) I said, "Really? Did you do that just now?" He gives a look that said, "Hey, I know you're new here and all, but puh-leez!" He waved his hand and said, "Oh, not today...that was YEARS ago!" I guess 6-year-olds cram a lot of livin' in those early years.