Yay! Another Friday! And it just so happens to be our last official Friday of school since we’ll be enjoying our end-of-the-year party next week. Summer break is so close I can taste it – and it smells a lot like honeysuckle and sounds like cicadas.
This week has been a lot more normal-feeling than last week. Though I’d thought we would, we didn’t do any volunteering this week. The church where we’d been helping seemed to have a handle on things, so we stayed home and concentrated on academics.
I’m running in a 5K next weekend to raise money for tornado relief.
Tuesday, Megan, Brianna, and I had a fun opportunity to meet Rich Davis, creator of Pick and Draw. Megan and I have really enjoyed playing the game, so it was great to meet Rich, who was such a nice guy. If you’re one of those people who is more inclined to do business with someone who is just genuinely a good person, you can do business with Rich to your heart’s content.
The worst thing about meeting Rich wasn’t really about meeting him at all – it had to do with writing wrong times on calendars and showing up at the event 30 minutes late. *sigh* Even so, Megan enjoyed the opportunity to draw with Rich and it intrigued Brianna so much that she and Megan have been playing Pick and Draw all week, even though I’d never been able to interest her in trying it before.
I’m planning on buying another set of the cards and sending them, a few at a time, to Nathan, our Compassion International sponsored child. The game just seems to me like universal fun that requires only a writing utensil and paper.
Megan was thrilled that Rich gave her the story board…you know, from the story we missed because I wrote the time down wrong.
The rest of the week was pretty routine, which was actually quite enjoyable. Once Blogger came back up today and decided to play nice, I did something I’ve thought about doing for awhile – I installed Disqus.
The feature that finally tipped the scales between thinking about it and actually installing it is the threaded comments. That means that I can reply to you and you can reply to each other forum-style, making it easier to interact within the comments section.
I hope you enjoy Disqus. It’s easy to set up a profile, even if you don’t use Disqus on your own blog, so that you don’t have to fill in your information every time you comment – and your profile will work on any blog using Disqus for comments, so setting it up is a one-time thing. I hope you – and I – enjoy using Disqus as much as I think we will!
One last picture before I go. I thought you might enjoy seeing the height of laziness and content. I should probably get used to it as the days continue to get warmer.
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