Monthly Archives: June 2015

Ballet performance

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My parents got to come and see Jemma in the ballet.  My niece, Samantha, saw her first ballet.  She liked the fabric on Jemma’s skirt, because she kept rubbing it.

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Friends that have come to every ballet.

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With Princess Aurora.

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The white doublet is the last one I made.  This is the only picture I got of it.

While everyone was away

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I was home sewing for the ballet.

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I made these doublets for two of the young male dancers.

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I sewed the appliques on this tutu.

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I remade this jacket from a previous ballet.

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I put sleeves on the three doublets on the left.  I made them for some other performance.

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I didn’t sew all this the week everyone was gone, but I got a lot done.

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This is where the dogs hung out while everyone was gone, under my sewing table about four feet in front of my sewing machine.

Will in Honduras

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While everyone else was in Wichita, Will went on a mission trip to Honduras.

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Here he is passing out candy at the carnival they had for the  kids.

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His group built one house.  They also poured some cement at the children’s home.

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Work Camp

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The first week in June, Bill, Justin, and Jemma went to Wichita KS, to participate in work camp.

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Bill and Jemma were on the same team

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They painted over the graffitti all over the city.

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Justin was assigned to another group, but was also painting over graffitti.

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Bill got to work with both of our kids.

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Iron Chef Challenge

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One of the last things I did with my class this year was an Iron Chef Challenge.  I let them choose what they wanted to cook for a panel of four judges that they decided on.

They had 1 1/2 class period to get their food plated for the judges.

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Some of them choose full meals such as sliders and fries, others choose to make bruschetta, soup and sandwich, or a chocolate cream cheese cupcake.

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Some  of them really enjoyed it and of course others didn’t.

The teachers that judged really enjoyed it.  The winners got to choose a food reward.  Most of them wanted krispie kreme donuts.

Cake Decorating

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Sharon Ackerman spent an afternoon with Jemma’s girl scout troop teaching them how to decorate a cake.

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The girls made a cake and frosting before the class started.  So they started decorating as soon as they could.

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This is the finished product.

Party time

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One of the things Will got for graduation was a photo book of the pics from Peter Pan, when he played Captain Hook.  My sister made it for him.  He really liked it.

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Here’s his table from graduation.  I didn’t get a picture of the food.

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Ms. Robie his first grade teacher came for his party.  She is a great teacher!