This is an abridged version of Alex's tenth grade English Independent Learning Project. He chose to learn about painting. He's never had a formal painting class. He read books, met and interviewed artists, and he completed about six paintings. He set the camera on a tripod and filmed himself sketching, then painting "The Lighter Than Air Fair!"
When Chickenblog was migrated from using FTP to blogspot URL, we lost all of the films we had in posts. Yesterday Geoff figured out a new hosting system (YouTube) and so now we can see about getting some of our films up and running again. I think
I will figure out a distinct way of labeling "Films" and "Flicks." As it is, it is horribly muddled. I think under "Film" we
It has been a busy week, and I cannot see much relief in the week ahead. Fortunately, we have found time to squeeze in some good stuff, and I hope to post about the family that came to celebrate some dear birthday folks.
School is almost out!! Am I delusional, or do you think I may actually achieve some of the things my mind keeps lingering over... like visiting thrift shops, having a real birthday party for Alex, then Max, mailing packages, building a hen house, donning a swimsuit, having tea parties, and movie nights, hosting more Science Sundays, taking a yoga class, restoring order and harmony to our home? Okay, I don't know if there ever was "order and harmony" in the first place, but some of these visions must be possible, right?
Alex and Max slept outside. We watched a little Planet Earth on the big screen. It was spectacular. We are working out the kinks and preparing for a real Under The Stars movie night premiere. It was only a trial run, but I have to say: Very cool. Yes, quite awesome.
And now, I am going to check on those boys. I want to hear from them about whether the sleeping outside part was worthwhile.