Blog Intro

Blog Intro

Quote of the Week

“Character – the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life – is the source from which self-respect springs.” – Joan Didion

facfacFact of the Week

Too much homework can cause stress, physical health problems, and even alienation from society, a Stanford researcher found.

Joke of the Week

Joke of the Day: If someone from the 1950s suddenly appeared, what would be the most difficult thing to explain about life today? One answer: “I possess a device in my pocket that is capable of accessing the entirety of information known to man. I use it to look at pictures of cats and get into arguments with strangers.”

Comic of the Week

Comic of the Week

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Shoshone Indians - Topher's Last Project In 4th Grade

Post From the Past!  Topher chose to study the Shoshone Indians.
He did NOT want his picture taken :)

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Sherwood Family Reunion - 2013

Post from the past!  Here is the Sherwood Family Reunion.  The place was really cool. Tim and Toph are standing on the bridge. 
Topher is sliding down the slide while standing up....(gives me gray hair...)
Now Tim does it.....
Topher is just "hanging out"
Necessity is the mother of invention. We forgot the corkscrew.....
Uncle Willie procured the use of a "crane".  The boys are getting harnessed up so they can take a ride.
Climbing into the basket...
Going up....
and up........
and up............
and up........
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand up! These pics were zoomed so they were pretty high.
Now time to get unharnessed.

Time for drawings and guessing jars!  Topher was LUCKY.  He won these worms by guessing the closest.
I guessed the gummy fruits right.
Topher won this money. Almost $10!
I guessed the dog treats right.
Topher guessed the Milky Ways right!
Terry won a cute apron in the drawing! Perfect since he is the chef in the family.
Topher won a cute solar flower in the drawing.
We had a GREAT time. Hopefully next time we can camp there too!