Happy Memorial Day weekend, Readers!
Here at the Lamp Post we are getting ready
for some picnics, fishing, baseball,
and some beautiful weather!
Speaking of weather--
I want this t-shirt!
The blog title this week is Redefine,
in honor of the 2018 Harborian.
Ellen Louise and a small band of dedicated school chroniclers
worked hard on this book.
Does the Husky on the front remind you of anything?
This was Ellen on her first day of 8th grade,
holding her agenda book she won the cover design contest for.
Sometimes taking an old idea,
and redefining it,
makes for the best final product.
An old idea continually redefined
is good old Memorial Day baseball games.
Eloise is always amazed at how detailed
and how precise the game has become.
swing and pitch analysis,
Hanging out at the little league field
most nights of the weeks gives you a great picture of today's kids.
Here are all the siblings playing in a dirt pile.
They played for hours,
and not one whined for a screen.
Redefine your play, kids.
Dirt is fun,
and flowers are pretty.
Don't miss a chance to experience either one.
Screens can't make your hands dirty or make you sneeze!
My hubby is redefining 49.
It's just a number--
not one last hurrah before he turns Old Man 50 next year.
Numbers are so meaningless,
he's always willing to use recycled birthday candles,
not to mention receiving all of his gifts
in recycled pink,
Birthday Girl bags.
We really don't think Louie's a zero--
it was part of Natalie's 20th birthday cake a few days prior.
The fully functioning zero seemed more appropriate
than a half melted,
My school had the day off today,
so we went out to visit his second grade classroom.
We had to meet the children who all wrote him birthday cards,
and took up a class collection of things from their desks
that they thought he would like.
The hair ties were my favorite!
Natalie had a great birthday.
She's ready to embark on her next project--
the Redefine of the Happy People t-Shirts!
The first round was white.
The second batch was black.
What color will the new batch be?
You'll have to wait a few days for the reveal.
Our area experienced a power outage this afternoon
when we were meeting with Phantom Graphics
and we couldn't get our order forms out today.
The small t-shirt company is taking a long weekend,
so look for the order forms to be posted on facebook early next week.
HOODIES (thanks to Cousin Bonnie's relentless nature),
and baby shirts
will be available.
All profits beyond the cost of the clothing
will go back to the Barber National Institute
as part of Natalie's fundraising efforts for Beast on the Bay.
Sam and Tuck redefined outfield talk this week,
making for a fun facebook post
about a fifth grader's right of passage.
My favorite way to look at Redefine
is by watching this video.
This man took his disability
and redefined it to an ability--
an ability to do stand up comedy without a voice.
This is special.
Enjoy the holiday weekend.
Here's a little lesson for tonight.
My students love info graphics.