Matching pants and top were birthday gifts. They may be pajamas, sure, but who am I to stand on propriety when there’s happiness to be found. Besides, she picked them out herself. (I also should have color-corrected the picture, the hallway fluorescents are not the best for photos)
I’m not sure if she made a wish, but she did get all the candles out in one go.
After missing school yesterday (which was spent catching up on homework missed due to birthday celebrations and Nona-time), Zoe said she wanted breakfast at school. The Dad abides.
This article is worth reading if you care about Higher Ed IT stuff as I do.
Pepperdine University will formally switch to Sakai as its university-wide LMS beginning Jan. 1. In this guest viewpoint, Timothy Chester, Pepperdine’s CIO and vice provost for academic administration, reveals five reasons for the shift to the open source LMS and offers tips for other IT leaders in higher education contemplating similar moves.
Everyone was kind of tired today, so we mixed it up a little and rode in the car. Didn’t damp her enthusiasm one bit and the school is doing a 2k walk/run this morning so she won’t miss the exercise either. I just have to find a place to park near campus now.
Zoe is dressed in her birthday-gift finery today, including a new watch, clothes, and a pair of magical twinkle-toes shoes that have to be seen to be believed. They are covered in sparkles, rhinestones, and super-bright lights that blink when she walks. Zoe loves them.
Today is Zoe’s birthday! We made a crown over breakfast, and Zoe decorated it with stickers.
There was a mist hovering over the field by Zoe’s school, so she’s making her spooky face in this shot. Happy Halloween!
Zoe rode her bike again, but the big excitement is that today is the day they take a field trip! To a farm! On a school bus! With sack lunches! Here Zoe grabs the arm of the first grade teacher her kindergarten class is paired with to share the news.
Zoe was so impressed with all the miles Daddy rode this weekend training for the Livestrong Challenge that she wanted to get in on it too. So today we rode together! Took a little bit longer, but she was so proud of herself. On a related note, must replace training wheels with quiet, rubber wheel type.