Monday, December 16, 2019

Chemical Volcanoes, Visiting Indiana, and the French & Indian War

December has been a busy month for basketball.  Which means a busy time for me.  Keeping track of work schedules, class schedules, and sports schedules have been a challenge this month.

Lydia had another riding competition.

And we started listening to Little Women to prepare for coming to see the upcoming movie.

In Geography we visited Indiana.  All the kids but Caty were born in Indiana.  We used to live in Northeastern Indiana, and it's where Joe is from.  Caty though is pure

State geography meal was pork tenderloin sandwiches.

Caty made Hoosier Sugar Cream pie.  She got a little crazy with the cinnamon and nutmeg.  Everyone enjoyed it.

Major as a senior!!

In Science we worked in volcanic eruptions.  This was ketchup, vinegar, and baking soda.

This was potassium permgamate and glycerine.

We did some experiments adding water to the mixture.

To see what an underwater volcano could look like.  It was very cool

So then we made an underwater volcano.  This was just the lava lamp in a jar project.  It's water, oil, food coloring, and alka-seltzer tablets.  The younger kids thought this was great!

The girls and I snuck off to finally see Frozen 2.

Beautiful full moon we enjoyed on our way to drop off Lydia at the stable to work.

In History we covered the French and Indian War.  Watched some videos from Crash Course History also.

The girls working on their art books while we killed time at McDonald's between pick-up and drop offs.  I have to time things out when Joe is on trips and I'm the only driver.  With Brayden's work schedule and the travel game schedule, it was by the minute most of December.

Home game finally!  Joey is great on defense.  He likes playing as long as he's not pressured to take a shot.

Lydia started writing a story.  She became obsessed with it.  It still needs editing.  But she has been several hours working on it so far.

Caty had to make a family tree in Japanese for her class.

She woke up one morning and decided she wanted scrambled eggs for breakfast.  So she made her own.

Lots of PT this week, and had to balance in chiropractor for Lydia too. The PT said the combination could help her knee and back.

I spent as much time crocheting as I could.  I carry it wherever I go, just in case.

When Joe was in Tennessee he went ax throwing.  So we found a spot for us to go out to.  This was interesting, and a lot harder than I thought it was going to be.

I eventually hit the target a few times.  Got a couple of center shots.

A dear friend of ours got married over the weekend.  I helped out in the kitchen making food and clean-up.  It was such a beautiful ceremony (I saw pictures) and reception.  We had a lot of fun.

Hope everyone had a great week!!

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