Digging worms in the rain for a science project;
Watching one 30 minute episode of I Love Lucy during our lunch of sweet potatoes and Tomato Mozzarella Salad;
Convincing the dog she doesn’t actually want the sweet potato peel from lunch;
Wrapping said dog up in a blanket because, despite the fact that she is 400% covered with black fur we think she’s cold;
Eating THESE homemade granola bars that Anna made yesterday. They are our go-to recipe from Kitchen Stewardship and the recipe we use 99% of the time. The other 1% is store bought in a pinch;
Re-learning function tables and Domain/Factor/Range in Algebra 1.
x+3=y kind of stuff;
Getting one physical done at the doctor’s because as much as I don’t want admit it my baby isn’t a baby and is in sixth grade and all sixth graders in our state need physicals and now I have less than seven years and I’m an empty-nester.
I’m not handling this information well.
We also learned that Barn Owls have asymmetrical ears-one is higher, one is lower and that this helps them hunt.
Read more here:
Reading a chapter on Mollusks, Snails, Octopus and Slugs lead us to the debate:
Is it Octopi or Octopuses? Or the rarely used Octopod?
Naturally we googled and found this:
According to Merriam-Webster either Octopi OR Octopuses is correct plural usage of more than one octopus.
Check it out: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/octopus
I also learned this new phrase: dizzy drunk. Some ants in one of Kaitlyn’s books got dizzy drunk from spinning too much. I’m not entirely sure it was used correctly. But I’m also not entirely UN-sure it wasn’t.
I have no idea.