Category Archives: fair projects

Plan for Next Year’s Fair

Having spoken with another parent, I feel a bit better.  I wasn’t imagining things about the judging process.  This parent’s daughter has been up for best-in-show each of the last five years and not attained it, despite difficulty of project … Continue reading

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Fair Frustrations

Today was project judging for the fair.  DD2 is in a 4H group which focuses on crafts, and she’s worked quite hard through this past year.  Her projects often frustrated her to the point of tears, yet she would come … Continue reading

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Trudging Along

There is a gigantic bag of clothes in the living room waiting to go to Salvation Army.  I got (forced) my son to go through his dresser with me and pull out outgrown/unwanted clothing.  He had a stack of things … Continue reading

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Still Swamped – Possibly Forever

August has been crazy.  My son had a three appointment journey to an expander, preparing for braces.  They tried it in his mouth and his first words were, “Take it out!”.  He’s 12 and when young went through three and … Continue reading

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Feeling swamped

The Dark Sky park was a mixed bag.  We hadn’t taken the moon into consideration and it was so bright that it blocked a lot of stars.  We did see several satellites and a few meteorites.  DH played with his … Continue reading

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Summer Activities Under Way

Initially we thought our oldest had best find a job this summer, but when the best prospect fell through DH decided to take the trip to Mammoth Cave and Kentucky Down Under.  On the way home I got to thinking … Continue reading

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