Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Random Thoughts

Please excuse my technical difficulties.
This is not the picture I intended to post.
Kindergartener's response to Lane Smith's book Grandpa Green.
If you haven't seen it, go give it a read at your nearby bookstore.
Mine left....my nearby bookstore that is.
I miss Borders every day.
This book will leave a little lump in your throat and cause you to think.
I probably got more out of it than my kinders,
but they had fun with the project.
I asked them to make a picture of an important life event using only green and texture.

Pretty talented little guy don't you think?
Many of the others had a sea of green.
His reminds me of Adam and Eve.
Too cute.

I dowloaded 197 pics onto my desktop.
I don't like blogging on my desktop.
I have iPhoto on this little laptop.
I forget how to get them onto here too.
I'll ask Carl for help in a few hours.

I'm still wrestling with what to do when I grow up.
I wish I was subbing.
I'm "on call" constantly...but only was called when I was sick.
My brain is on creative overload.
1 million ideas, constantly.
It's a gene I was given.
I will never be bored in life.
I will never have enough hours in the day to do all my little brain dreams up.
I dream of projects, connections, events to host, and all kinds of things in between.

I'm making a dent in the disorganized chaos of six people.
Uff Da.
That's a Swedish expression.
I'm trying to find ways to support my family through their days.
Mark is now on our pastoral search committee.
I don't talk about religion or politics on here typically.
It's going to be a long process.
There will be lots of meetings.
There will be lots of time that he is away from the family.
There will be lots of stress.
I know because I was part of the last one.
I see the church having changed so much.
The big C and the little c.
It will be a long year or so.
I think the church has so much to wrestle with...the big C and the little c.
On that happy note,
I'm off to use my brain and wrestle with the technological challenges of this computer.

I want to share pictures of our work in progress home.
Snoopy is coming on Friday.
Remember the red baron?
Coming soon to our living room.
That should be enough of a tease to bring you back.

1 comment:

  1. I miss your projects! Can't wait to see what you've been up to. And I'm going to pick that book up at the library next time we're there.