We are lucky ducks! Nonna and Pop Pop bought us tickets to the Polar Express! And yes I like exclamation points!!!
The Polar Express happens to be in New Hope PA. A charming town next to the Delaware River, filled with little shops, fancy restaurants, a canal, trail, ferry, playhouse and kids museum. I love coming here.
My hubby and I had our first date here....it was sunny and warm and the trees had leaves on them. But not yesterday, the wind was biting and our faces were rosy from the bitter temperatures. You could hear the chattering of teeth, and witness the chalky puffs of smoke from our mouths. And this is the day we decide to come early.
Once we got into the cheerfully lit and thank heavens heated passenger car, we sat down to a table with four seats. Right off the bat they handed out hot cocoas and cookies...they must have known we needed thawing.
The train began creeping out of town, and Danny and I were happy we decided to go when it was still light out, because the views…
Thursday came and went, and another micro date has passed. This week, I pulled out the board game Chutes and Ladders. Yes I know so juvenile, but as you probably figured out from earlier posts, I can be pretty immature. There was more to just playing the regular ole game. I had quesitons to go wit h it. Questions like: "Who was your favorite elementary school teacher."
Side note: Instead of having your spouse tell you the answer, GUESS IT!!
With each move we made, a question was presented, and we guessed the other's answer. If I guessed correctly then I got a point and vice versa. We like to call it a Chutes and Ladder's version of the Newly wed Game. At the end of Chutes and Ladders whom ever has the most points wins a back rub!!
Side note: I had the most points, but Danny insisted that I didn't keep track correctly. Soo...since we happen to both be competitive Danny insisted we ask five more quesitons and who ever had the most p…
We have been busy around here, busy with learning and lots of fun! It was a successful school year, with lots of activities, field trips and read alouds. We are still continuing onward till June and then will phase into easier "summer school". But here are a few of the things we have accomplished thus far. Read Aloud Books for School
Year of 2015-2016
Ancient History: Gilgamesh The King: Retold By
Ludmilla Zeman Ancient Egypt: Tales of The
Gods: Retold By Marcia Williams Classic Starts: The Iliad Classic Starts: Roman Myths Seven Wonders of the Ancient
World: By Lynn Curlee Who was King Tut: By Roberta
Edwards The Childrens Plutarch: Tales
Of the Romans Greek Myths: Retold by Ingri
and Edgar D’Aulaires Voyage To the Pharos: BY Sarah
Gauch Cleopatra: By Diane Stanley and
Holiday Reading: Rip Van Winkle Legend Of Sleepy Hollow Tell Tale Heart The Gift of The Magi A Christmas Carol Magic Tree House Blizzard Magic Tree House Leprechaun S is for Shamrock New Testament for Christmas