In the dark sky The bright moon Is King. The grey clouds Guard him As if they are soldiers. His arms are jagged Like lightning And he laughs Like thunder The sky is his mansion He owns the night The night is his.
Will has won first place in the Oregon State Poetry Association’s Student Poetry Contest (K–2 division)! I took him to get ice cream yesterday after school to celebrate. He is most excited about his cash prize and least excited about reading it aloud at the awards ceremony in May. I, on the other hand, cannot wait!
I know I promised to share my Mexico souvenirs with you this week, but I can’t photograph them because my camera battery has died—really died, like it won’t even take a charge anymore and I have to go buy a new one. So for today you get photos of Lauren knitting! She has been asking to learn for a while now and I was sort of putting off teaching her because I thought it would be too difficult and frustrating. But, oh boy, was I wrong. We sat down for a little lesson last Sunday and it blew my mind how quickly she got it. What a natural!