Category Archives for done by me

You’re Beautiful Just the Way You Are

Remember in elementary school how fun it was to write backwards? I loved doing that! I loved the challenge of writing backwards then holding up to a mirror to see how well (or not) I had done. Well, this joy … Continue reading

23. March 2015 by schristian
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Lunch Notes

This collection of lunch notes represents the schizophrenic nature of Virginia climate: notice the sledding picture and then a bike ride. The Wacky Wednesday drawing is a good illustration of how I feel about the weather. Highlights that week were … Continue reading

15. March 2015 by schristian
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Lunch Notes

So there’s six here, the school week is five days long, obviously I’ve missed something, but I’m trying! Sometimes I try to coordinate the sketches with what’s going on that day. So here we have DARE Graduation, Library Day (everyone … Continue reading

28. February 2015 by schristian
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Lunch Notes

I started making lunch notes for my daughter quite a while ago. First I only did them when I had a few spare moments in the morning between making breakfast, packing lunch, and coaching her through every other part of … Continue reading

08. January 2015 by schristian
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Made Gifts for 2013

Each holiday I try my hardest to make time to create hand-made gifts and encourage my daughter to create gifts too. I have received a few handmade gifts through the years and they carry so much meaning. Since I just … Continue reading

02. January 2014 by schristian
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Throwing Pots

Every Tuesday since sometime in August, I’ve been throwing pots. It’s a huge stress reliever and it’s one of the last classes I had to take to get my art endorsement. Since I had thrown one time previous for a … Continue reading

19. December 2013 by schristian
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Teachers Desk

As my oldest daughter entered second grade, we braced ourselves for a new school year full of homework with a new desk. The prospect of a new desk had her so thrilled, and she loved shopping at the “junk shop” … Continue reading

03. June 2012 by schristian
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