Monday, November 15, 2010

Elementary School Memories

Tell me the best thing that you ever experienced in elementary school. Where did you go to elementary?

Oh, the memories I have of elementary school. They are still quite vivid, I'm not sure why. Perhaps it's just how my brain works; I tend to remember everything.

My mom and dad were both teaching but in different school districts. They decided that I would go to the school where my mom taught 5th grade, and that was in Belle, Missouri - a very small town and a very small school. I loved my friends and I loved my teachers.

The best thing I ever experienced in elementary school was the opportunity I had to be in several musicals. Not only did the choir director have programs for the entire elementary, he also had a select children's choir, and I was a part of that, too. I remember singing "Leader of the Pack" as a solo at one of our dinner theaters, and I also loved singing "Toyland" at one of our Christmas concerts. I was "Jenny" in one of our Christmas musicals, and it was a big part for a little 3rd grader!

My favorite role, though, was being Alice in "Alice in Wonderland" in 5th grade. I remember debating on whether I should color my hair blonde, but eventually we all decided I could be a brunette Alice!

Alice with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum.

Some of my closest childhood friends were a part of that musical with me, and it just really stands out in my mind.

I still think about those friends often.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Q & A

I need sweet readers.

It's time to ask me anything. Some of you have done this on other posts (had questions), and I've just not addressed it.

It could be a question about one of my posts, or maybe just something random that comes to mind.

Please help my writers block. You can even post anonymously if you want!

Thanks! ;)

Monday, November 1, 2010

One of these days...

...or should I say one of these years...

...all three of them will look at me at the same time.

Maybe next year.