Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Summer Learning

Kicking off the summer learning today...
I think I will have the younger girls write five sentences about what they are looking forward to about summer.  To include what they hope to learn.  Then I'm going to assign their chores for the week.  Then I think I will have Karah write her ABC's in print (just to see how messy or neat she is), and Sammie hers in cursive (so I can see where she stands).  Math today will be fractions I think (with apples and peanut butter for snack time).
I'm not going to start the unit studies till Tessa is back from Texas.  On top of that I think I will have them read a chapter each morning and each evening we will all read a chapter book together.
We shall see how it goes

the race is SATURDAY

and I sure have let this blog go!  The farthest distance we have done in training is 11 miles.  The last three weeks have been taper of course, so shorter distances.  I'm confident that we will finish the race within the 3 1/2 hours we are allowed to do it in.

Busy with girls and summer now

Sunday, May 8, 2011

10 miles

and less then a month till the run :)
Linda and I did 10 on the troop trail today on post.  Took us 2 and a half hours, so not terribly bad.  We tried some energy gels today at an hour of running (and then again at 2 hours).  It seemed to help a bit.  Yes I was tired when the run was done, but not crying tired.   That was a nice change.  I'm happy to have it behind me though... Almost time to taper :)

Happy Mother's Day to all... the girls are bickering, DH is being a butt cause his computer is frustrating him and I have to study....