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Palo Alto singing school offers a place where every child can feel like a lead

A recent concert at Lytton Gardens illustrated why Joanna Finnis’ Singing School is so treasured by parents and children from all over Palo Alto. The seniors, who gathered on a warm Saturday afternoon, were treated to a 90 minute revue of songs from the 1950s performed by children who all enthusiastically belted out their rendition of classics like “Rock Around the Clock,” and “You Send Me.” The seniors swayed and bopped along to the music while kids from ages 6 to 13 (mostly girls but a few boys too) enthusiastically delivered their songs wearing polka dot skirts, pony… 755 more words

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March {Break} Madness - Tuesday

Is it Friday yet?

I have been busy planning things to do and I have no idea what day it is most of the time. Do stay at home parents get assistants? 277 more words


{Everyday Adventures} Go Play Outside

Sometimes they just have to be kicked outside to find something messy and unorganized to do. I really don’t want to be involved. I want them to create fun for themselves. 355 more words


Henry Waldrum Addison (Sep. 1834-10 Jan. 1909)

Henry Waldrum Addison was born in September 1834 in Edgefield District, South Carolina. His parents were Joseph R. Addison (1798-1835), and his second wife, Matilda Waldrum (1805-1870). 556 more words


March {Break} Madness!

March Break – as it’s known in Canada – is in full swing and I am doing my best to keep our home intact, children alive, and mom sane. 246 more words


Weekend in Addison: Walking with Strangers/New Friends

Last Saturday, I went for a walk at Celestial Park in Addison, TX.  When I go walking, I like to take my camera with me just in case I find something pretty or memorable. 609 more words


Weekend in Addison: Fun with the Psalms

I have a pretty good memory.  I can remember back to when I was about 18 months old and my memory is pretty reliable.

So, it’s frustrating that this memory does not seem to stick around when I read. 518 more words