Farewell June

July 2, 2011 @ 7:48 pm | Filed under: ,

So wait, it’s July all of a sudden? I need to do some quick June notes.

* Brief trips to Phoenix (with Rose & Bean) and Pasadena (with Jane)

* A day with Kristen and my amazing goddaughter

* Shakespeare Club performance of scenes from Twelfth Night:
oh those kids made me proud!

* The Penderwicks at Point Mouette

* Lots of game time for everyone, including The Floating City and Glitch

* The Bat-Poet with Rilla and her stuffed bat, Bitty

* 84, Charing Cross Road

* New session of speech therapy for Wonderboy

* Jane started a C++ class online

* Huck’s hair went curlsplosion again

* The sunflowers are forming buds

* Hollyhock bloomed AT LONG LAST (we waited three years)

* Monarch caterpillars on the milkweed
(first spotted today, so technically a July note)

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  1. tanita says:

    Jane is going to rule the world, says Tech Boy.

    Your summer sounds idyllic. Aren’t hollyhocks amazing!?

  2. Melissa Wiley says:

    These hollyhocks surprised us—they turned out to be some fancy ruffly variety. The flowers look more like carnations than hollyhocks! Katherine White would not approve. 😉 But they are gorgeous!

    Very happy to hear Tech Boy’s assessment—Jane really wants to learn programming and we weren’t sure where to start. Asked a friend of ours who’s a game developer and he said lots of younger programmers are coming in w/o C++ but many older things are still built on it (with it? around it? I am out of my lingo-depth here). She’s loving it so far…stayed up late the other night “building a calculator from scratch.” 🙂