Saturday, January 31, 2015

tuqłuaġaq | to look through a spyglass

Taking pictures, even with a simple camera phone, is like looking through a spyglass. It focuses you on your surroundings, allowing you to look for something to remember.

Like this face. This face is the face that makes me forgive her every single time she eats my chapstick.

Snowy ladder.

The Barrow Whalers' colors are blue and gold, which also happen to be the colors of the sky and streetlights in January.

Sure, I would have much rather him to have remembered the word "eschew," but at least he was creative in his response.

I was pretty lucky to have gone to the state's RTI conference in Anchorage. I learned so much!


Anchorage from the air.

On the Left: Brooks Range
On the Right: Barrow

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

thanks for tolerating us

My birthday was on Monday, and one of my students made this cake for me. Hilarious. Perfect. Precious. 

Current Stats:
Temperature: -18
Wind Speed: NE 13 mph
Wind Chill -41
Sunrise: none
Sunset: none

Saturday, January 10, 2015

the air hurts my face

Current Temp: -3 F (-19 C)
Wind Speed: N 17 mph
Wind Chill: -24 F (-31 C)
Sunrise: none
Sunset: none

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

from Christmas time

This is what happens at Christmas time when there are nine kids all under the age of eight in the house. :)