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It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (April 22): 04/22/19
My kids were on spring break. For my oldest, that meant tons of homework. For my youngest, it meant four days of volunteering at the Girl Scout spring fling camp. She was working for a different council and their way of running camp was very different. She came home exhausted each night.
On Tuesday I worked. We've moved on from children's picture books to the environment as our subject. The field trip classes are always themed around the main show in the gallery.
My husband took Thursday and Friday off, so that was nice. As a family we did some spring cleaning and gardening. My daughter (when she wasn't working) took charge of the weeding and I helped out. Fire season has begun and we have a month to get ready before the fire mitigation inspections begin.
I finished the daffodil painting (Mini Nature 2). It's not quite what I was going for but I don't normally work on such small pieces. Frankly these things are so small that it's sometimes hard to see what I'm painting. I need to get a magnifying glass and desk lamp with a good white light.
This weekend was also a mixture of holidays with a seder on Friday and egg dying and hiding today.
What I read:
I had a good week of reading. More picture books for work to plan out art projects that are bird and dinosaur themed. Of these, my favorite is If da Vinci Painted a Dinosaur. I also finished five newly published books. I'm starting to make a dent in my new purchases.
What I'm reading:
Posts and reviews:
Comment #1: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 18:16:38
Have a great spring break!!
Comment #2: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 14:25:00
It was a busy one.
Comment #3: Thursday, April, 18, 2019 at 11:07:24
Very neat! Sounds like you all had a big week :)
Comment #4: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 14:26:00
It's been a busy month.
Comment #5: Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 23:33:12
You and your family have had a busy week! It sounds like your art class program is coming along well, and you have some lovely upcoming reads.
Have a great reading week
Comment #6: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 14:29:00
I hope so. It'll be my first summer teaching so I'm a little nervous.
Comment #7: Monday, April 22, 2019 at 02:38:55
Happy Easter. A yard clean up will have left you very satisfied hopefully. The Avatar books were very popular in my class when I was teaching. Hope Easter is a good family time.
Comment #8: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 14:32:00
Being in compliance with the fire mitigation will make me happy. The rains have encouraged things to grow in all manner of places where they shouldn't be. The Avatar books are fun.
Comment #9: Monday, April 22, 2019 at 10:30:23
Sounds like everyone had a good week!
Comment #10: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 14:39:00
Good and busy.
Comment #11: Monday, April 22, 2019 at 11:17:42
Enjoy your week and your books. Love the photos!
Thanks for visiting my blog.
Comment #12: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 14:40:00
Thank you. I hope I do.
Comment #13: Monday, April, 22, 2019 at 14:57:12
Great looking assortment of books. I added a few to my wishlist. Come see my week here. Happy reading!
Comment #14: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 14:42:00
I hope you found some good ones.
Comment #15: Monday, April 22, 2019 at 20:04:26
Egg coloring is always fun. :)
Hope you have a great week!
Comment #16: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 14:46:00
It is. It was a fun diversion on Sunday.
Comment #17: Monday, April 22, 2019 at 21:20:32
Great photos. I hope you had a great holiday.
Comment #18: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 14:54:00
Thank you. We had a nice time, although it wasn't as restful as we would have liked.
Comment #19: Monday, April, 22, 2019 at 22:10:34
Cool eggs! It sounds like the kids are staying busy on their break. Have a great week!
Comment #20: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 14:56:00
They stayed busy. Now they're back to school.
Comment #21: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 09:02:14
It sounds like you all had a very busy week, but a productive one. I've been wanting my husband to take some time off for the same reason, we have some work to do around here I want to get done and we need the two of us to do it. Lol.
Wee Sister Strange and The Little Guys both look great! Do you mind if I ask what you are researching? Is it for your job? Have a great week! :)
Comment #22: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 14:59:00
My project is called the Road Narrative Spectrum. I'm looking at road trip / travel stories across genres that are written in North America. I break down my analysis in three ways: type of traveler, type of destination, and type of route. My latest essay is included in this post: CCFFCC: Siblings through the maze to utopia. All the essays and reviews are available from the top navigation.