We have a wood pecker hanging out in our front trees, the boys really enjoyed watching him work this morning. He was hard to catch a picture of, but you can see his red head with black and white body on the tree trunk.
We went on a bank tour today with our homeschooling group. The kids were all very interested to see how it all worked. Here they are learning about the coin machine and how it sorts and bags the coins. They were able to see what the tellers do, and how they have machines that disperse money. Then they went back into the vault, seeing a stack of 2000 one-dollar bills, they thought that was awesome.
They were given a goody bag with fun pencils and stickers then received a shiny, new $1 coin.
Today's project was to cut all the remaining blocks of the month sew that I can work on putting them together quicker. Then there's the task of all the filler pieces to make it into an actual quilt. Baby steps...
We ent on a tour of the new Whole Foods in Folsom with our Homeschooling group today. It was really fun to have a guided walk around the store. Here she is letting us sample fresh ground peanut and chocolate chip butter. YUM!
I've been meaning to fix the boys' floor pillows for months now and finally pulled them out yesterday. I am sewing a new liner out of old heavy bed sheets because the quilted tops keep tearing and letting the foam beads out.
So I sewed up the first insert and went to transfer the beads from old to new and dropped the old, still full bag. We will have foam beads around the house for months.
Keith is in Bakersfield this weekend for the March Meet with the Top Fuel dragster he crews for and bangshift.com has a live feed of the race all weekend. We spent the last hour of our school day flipping between the race and our science studies waiting for Mike's car to run.
Fingers crossed they fix the car and get in the show tomorrow.