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2nd Grade Social Media

UPDATE 10/31/2010: Ben walked 26 laps (13 miles) today barley pausing for a restroom break and to eat. I’m proud of his commitment and determination. (The multiple snow cone coupons may have helped too)

Ben gets out the word on his fundraising effort for the upcoming walkathon. He gets very anxious about walking door to door and talking with neighbors. He’s at home in front of a computer making a video for family and friends.

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Crocker Raffle Ticket Sales via Video

Ben turns to new media to try and drum up sales for his raffle ticket contest.


Bedtime Stories – Cat In The Hat

The new favorite book arount the house is a classic…."Cat In the Hat"!  The routine is I normally read to Ben at bed time after getting home from work.  Lately, Ben has decided to reverse the table and thinks he can do a better job with bedtime stories.  He’s not too bad for a 3 year old…for your bedtime listening pleasure.

Ben’s Birthday Ode to Nana Monica

Ben does his best attempt to uphold the annual Birthday Ode to Nana Monica.

Trick or Treat

It’s a little late, but in case you’re wondering we had a clown stop by this Halloween.
 
To hear all about it:
Title: Trick or Treat (Oct 31, 2005)
Length: 01:58
 
To see all about it:
 
And what would Halloween be without a few pumpkins?  This year we chose to head out to Livermore to G&M Farms for the full pumpkin farm experience.  That includes hay mazes, farm animals, pony rides and yes pumpkins, pumpkins and more pumpkins.

Happy Birthday to mom

Just wishing my mom a happy birthday today.  Ben is a little more technically advanced in his birthday wishes.
 
Thanks Odeo for a very cool way to send a personal birthday greeting!!  Check back for the virtual postcards from Hawaii!

Welcome Home

A big "Welcome Home" to Jon (my sister’s husband) who just returned from his second tour of duty in Iraq.  We are all relieved he is home safe and sound.  This pass through he was based on an aircraft carrier flying F-18’s just off the coast of Iraq.