Friday, November 20, 2009
I am so thankful that this week is over. We started out on Saturday with a rush to the doctors office for an emergency bead removal. I went to work Saturday morning to finish up a few things when CJ called me to ask me if we needed to go to the ER. Sissy had stuck a bead up her nose and couldn't blow it out, luckily our doctor's office has a walk-in clinic and we were able to rush there. To make a long story short, I met them at the doctor's office and we waited for professional bead removal. I was reading a book to Sissy when I happened to glance up and see the bead, I hadn't even been able to see it up to this point, I told Chris and he immediately told Sissy to blow her nose. Out pops the bead! Sheepishly we call the nurse into the room to let her know that we were no longer in need of a professional bead remover and could we just please, leave. Of course, she had to check with the doctor first, but in the end we left without having ever seen a doctor. Does my insurance still pay for bead removal???? A question for another day.
From the doctor's office we continued onto the planned festivities of the day, Taekwondo tournament. If there was ever designed a more boring way to spend a day, I certainly haven't found it. Everything runs behind and all of the judging seems terribly subjective. It seems like every time we go to one of these only one of our children is allowed to do well. It was obviously Dakota's turn to excel, he took First in weapons and Second in sparring. Hunter had one of the meanest judges I have ever seen. He actually gave a child a 1, the lowest score I had seen up to this point was a 3 when the child was unable to finish his form, but a 1 is just plain mean. Hunter didn't really place in anything, but he had a good time talking to all of the boys he hadn't seen since last tournament. He was a little disappointed because he did the same weapons form that won him first last time, did it just as well, and didn't even place. Oh, well!
We left tournament and went out for the Dakota's b-day dinner. He had a really great time, they put him on this mobile saddle and sang to him. He only blushed a little.Sunday I woke up feeling a little under the weather, so we just did some grocery shopping and basically had a lazy day. By Monday I was full-blown sick and unable to even begin to teach. I had already made the boys schedules for the week, so they were able to work and progress a little. Ry and Sissy basically watched TV and played computer games all week. On top of that we had rain from Sunday-Thursday, so they weren't even allowed to play outside. Thursday afternoon I was still a little feverish but feeling a little better so I made a special dinner for Koty's actual b-day, you only turn 13 once. We made fried rice and Orange chicken, it was really good if I do say so myself.
So basically our wrap-up involves little to no school work, Sad but true. Check over at Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers to see how other folks spent their week. I bet they got some school work done.