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Saturday, January 24, 2009

Ian Butler, Scientist



Last night, Ian asked if he can play with food coloring. I decided, "why not?" After adding colors to water for a while, it was bath time. Ian was still absorbed in his color experiments, so I suggested he continue them in the bath. Here is the result.




I expect it will wear off before school on Monday.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Non-competitive Soccer

Ian played in a non-competitive soccer league in the fall of 2008, on the Bears.



The league has a policy of cheering all goals that are scored. And everybody plays. I like that.

Ian excelled at wandering around and falling down without provocation. I understand the latter is a valuable skill in professional soccer--all the better to draw penalty flags.

Hokey School Portrait: Fall 2008

I love a hokey school portrait.


This one isn't quite as hokey as the previous one with the globe prop, but I think the wooden bridge (?) on the left is a nice touch. How else could one get across the stream in the background?