Attention, Attention, we have a winner.
Adam is the official holder of a blue ribbon for his “what happens when you put flowers in colored water” science experiment.
This is a little amazing, as there were at least four other students with the same experiment on display. But we took it to another level and also did an experiment with the plant food that came with the flowers. Adam had a good time watching his flowers change color. I was fascinated by how well the plant food preserved the flowers.
He was so happy! I have a series of photos from when he discovered the win, but the room was dark and the photos are poor quality. This morning I took some more of him with his ribbon in our bed. I’m not sure, but I think he slept with it last night.
Logan didn’t even place in the science fair, which is also something new. He has won a ribbon every year previous to this.
But he was philosophical about it. As a member of the science club, he had to make his project early and it was displayed in the hall of the school for a couple of weeks to give other students ideas. One student did a project very much like Logan’s and the two were displayed together. There go all the points for originality.
We also saw a paper airplane experiment, with graphs, very much like the one Logan did last year.
Next year is Logan’s last year in grade school. He decided he will still try to be in the science club next year, but he’ll make two projects, one to display and a second super secret one to put in the fair as a dark horse.
Right after the science fair we took Logan to his first class to certify as a soccer referee. He had been running since 8 a.m. helping set up the science fair. He arrived at the soccer meeting late, and we didn’t have a notebook for him, so David walked over with one for him after we arrived home. A few minutes later, they both came home. Apparently Logan started to feel sick.
This morning he’s home with me. He has a fever, sore throat and a tender stomach. He started coughing Wednesday night after running laps with Scouts. I think he needs to take it easy for a day or too. This week he’s had a pretty heavy duty schedule for an 11 year old.
Just for my POD friends. I’m having something of a conflict between my art photos and my everyday snapshot photos. How do you manage to get nice family shots without setting things up?
As always I appreciate input in my photographs (I know the gym photos are underexposed, I just put them in for my family to see.) I’m calling the photographs taken of DS on the bed my POD photos. Tell me what is good and bad about them, please.