Saturday, April 23, 2011

The Sock Goddess

Nora's latest assignment is to make up a new god or goddess like the Greek and Egyptian ones she's been learning about, then make up a story about them that explains something simple but mysterious in real life. Then she's supposed to come up with some sort of visual way to show the goddess. This is her project.

We don't own music to play over it, so try playing the Pink Panther theme in your head.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Spring break

This is a 5-minute video of our time at Great Wolf Lodge over Spring Break.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Videos from the 2010 Spring Dance recital at the YMCA.

Emma's first ballet performance, to "How Sweet It Is" (sung by Michael Buble):

Nora's Musical Theater class performed "Be Our Guest" from Beauty and the Beast. The first day the full cast was there, and it was a good performance. The second day was better because Nora played the lead role of Lumiere... but only a few of the kids were there, so the performance had a few holes. Here's the first day:

And here's the second day, with Nora as Lumiere:

Emma also performed both days. Here is her other performance, which shows more of her classmates:

Nora's 2008 recital

The Y has casual recitals in even years and formal recitals at the Pantages in odd years. These are videos from the 2008 casual recital in the gym. Emma didn't perform, but she danced along in the back. Nora's performance (she's the first girl):

Emma stays busy (she was 3):

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Happy Halloween!

Emma sings the Five Little Pumpkins

Not sure what this is called

The Itsy Bitsy Spider!

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Alaska vacation

Our Alaska vacation photos are posted on Facebook. They should be visible using this link: Photos (Click on the word "photos", or if that doesn't work, cut and paste this link into your browser:

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Recital performance

Nora, who just turned 7, performs with her Musical Theater class at the YMCA recital. They're doing a bit from a musical based on Schoolhouse Rock. At the beginning, Nora is third from the left, then second from the left. Put another way, she's the leftmost kid in the back row.