Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Late Night Fun

I have to admit to being a bit of an astronomy buff. I find just about anything to do with the night sky totally fascinating. I quite often will get up and watch meteor showers and the like at all hours. This being said, I absolutely did not drag my 11 year old out of bed at 2am so that she could see part of the total lunar eclipse last night. She was a very good sport. She put on her robe, jacket and boots, walked out on to our deck, looked up for about a minute and said "Cool, I'm tired, I'm going back to bed."
I on the other hand was totally impressed and stayed up to watch a good portion of the eclipse but finally dragged my tired self to bed just after 3am...morning came waaaaay too early!! But it was totally worth it. We will not be able to easily see another total eclipse on the East Coast until 2014!
(On a funny note, Taylor, Teresa and I watched the new Twilight movie Eclipse last night...and made the decision to watch it before I even found out about the lunar eclipse!)

Friday, December 17, 2010

The Girls Christmas Program

Tuesday night was the Christmas program at Jaquelyn & Rebecca's school. We go every year but for the most part it's fairly boring (don't tell the girls I said that). This year I was actually looking forward to it though. Rebecca's teacher told me ahead of time that she had a solo so I couldn't wait to see her. Usually the solo parts at this age are a line or two so I was VERY surprised when I realized she had practically the whole song!! Even though it is a bit long (almost 3 minutes) I just had to include the video. I know I am totally biased but I think Rebecca did such a great job!!!

Jaquelyn was in the band playing at the beginning and performed with her class too. She would have performed again with the band in another concert (for the older kids) last night but it was postponed due to icky weather. We'll have to wait until January to see that one.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Let's Shake Things Up

I realize that I have been very negligent about blogging lately. Maybe if I change things around a bit with a new design, I will be motivated into blogging more often. We'll see!