Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Consuming books

In the last week or so, my almost thirteen-year-old has read the following:

The Last Treasure by Janet S. Anderson APL Y M AND (*Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominee)

The Dark Frigate by Charles Boardman Hawes APL Y FIC HAW (Newberry Award)

The Second Mrs. Giaconda by E. L. Konigsburg APL Y FIC KON (Newberry Award)

I'm so glad we have libraries.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

good weekending

Last night we went to see this:
and then this morning got up in the dark to do this:

Enjoyed them both so much. (The boys claimed to be bored at the concert, but I'm not buying it. I mean, who can be bored with James Bond themes and Star Wars, with a little Pink Panther thrown in to boot.)

Made me want to a) by season tickets to the ACO next year and b) definitely make a costume for the 5K next year.