If you're not part of the solution- you're the precipitate! It's funny. Really.
Bob's Grandma Koch died last week. She'd been in the hospital for awhile... Bob got to visit her in ICU before she died. We will miss her.
Random aside- I dislike the term "passed" or "passed away." It's too benign. Too nice. Just say they died. Using a softer word doesn't make the loss any less. Isn't it better to acknowledge the hurt and the loss? Even if they are Christians they still aren't here anymore and there's a void.... that and "passing" just sounds new-age-y. Ha. Anyway.
Friday evening we went to potluck and Cecily went to the farm. She got to spend the night and slept in Grandma's Cinderella sleeping bag. She was sort of happy to see me in the morning though... although I made her leave in the middle of coloring... with the 'smelly' (permanent) marker.
Poor girl with her large band aid wanted to chew on a pizza crust.
And little miss ate pizza too- and didn't pull all the cheese off.
Sunday was the visitation. The girls did pretty well. Cecily was dubious about the whole thing. She just seemed nervous... new experience for her, and she doesn't really understand death.
Monday was the funeral and mom came and watched the girls in the baby room at church for us. We spent the afternoon/evening at the Taj-Mah-Dill (Jamie's description- it is beautiful!) with Bob's family. Cecily had a great time playing with the girls. We ate lots of good food and it was good family time.
Daddy gave her an oreo...
They are good at making messes.
Especially when I'm trying to get ready for rotating potluck and making Sodium acetate on my hotplate on the stove in an attempt to make a home made hand warmer for a chemistry demo. What? You don't run smelly reactions on your stove while you're getting ready for company? Unfortunately I messed it up... I was a little distracted.
We had a good group- even though Dawn and Janet weren't feeling well. Boo. Camille came and brought Craig, of course. *grin* That announcement made my week! It was a good evening, although it felt really weird to have Frippie at my house, with Camille. Since I've known him forever... it brought back lots of memories of middle school and high school. Our paths haven't crossed much since then, but here are some old pictures I dug out.
Eighth grade scholastic bowl- it was hat day and he stole my hat.
And there's this gem... my performance was abysmal....
Today was school. We talked about solutions and precipitates. The precipitate demo that I did worked well. Two different precipitates with two different densities and four different colors all in one test tube- it was pretty impressive looking.