Author Archives: Adrian

The Headless Horseman, The School Teacher, and the Covered Bridge.

I designed this LEGO set. My Ichabod Crane has not vanished yet, hopefully he never does. But I did add a head to the Headless Horseman.

Flopsy Notes : Thunderstorm!

 Dear mommy I miss you a lot and love you.

Today was fun, Jonathan was happy and I was happy too but then he wanted to see the goats more then me 🙁 ! But when he came back he played with me a little.

Later Adrian gave a science lesson about animals, there are more then one million different kinds of animals! Then Megan read a Dick and Jane.

There also was a thunderstorm it was VERY scary, I was in Audrey’s arms and crying. Then the UPS came, Auntie Joyce would not let me bark and gave me detention (I had to sit quietly until he left), she also would not let me bark my opinion on TailBook. 

I have been eating most of my food lately and Thor have been acting like a gentleman, when I am done eating, he cleans off my plate (he ate the rest of my food), then washes it out (licks it out). I try to act nice too, but his bowl is too big for me to clean.

I love you a lot,

Love,

Flopsy

Flopsy notes: School work

Dear Mommy,

I love you and miss you LOTS, but I am not sure if I want to go back and see you or stay here. I am learning a lot.

I am learning to add, subtract, multiply, divide and fractions. I am learning capitals too. Did you know the word fractions has the same first letter as my name? They look different though, fractions has a little f and my name has a big f like this; F.

Then Audrey gave me a lesson on butterfly’s. She said she wants to be a Lepidopterist which is a fancy name for someone who studies butterflies.

Later they had me put paw prints on a piece of paper to send to Andrea, like Morris did with his hoof in Morris Goes to School (I read it today). He learned some of the same things I am learning! The book was fun.

I Love You A Lot Mommy,

Love Flopsy

Releasing Butterflies

We released butterflies at the park and in our backyard. Most of them flew off quickly but a few stayed on for a while.

Tournament

Yesterday we had our soccer tournament. Only four players of my team showed up. The game was hard but fun.

My coach thought it would be good to give the goalie a break, so I got to be goalie. I have been goalie once before last year.  Dr. Simon, a friend from church, coached me while we played. I got at least two balls out.

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We did not win but it was a good game even though we were quite hot and sweaty. Hope next year will be as fun!

Flopsys Notes: Nap Day

Dear Mommy, I love you, and I miss you a lot! I was at Grandpas and Grandma’s house. But then they dropped me off at Auntie Joyce’s, now I have to stay at her house 🙁 . At least Jonathan is here. It makes it more like Grandpa’s. 

Today I had to take a nap. It was not fair, even though I was tired. Every one else fell asleep and no one would play with me so I decided to take a nap on the couch.  Auntie Joyce was too tired to notice me on it. When Adrian woke up he saw me, I had to get off the couch. 

I have been having some fun, and I got to eat all my food!

I love you

Love Flopsy

  

  

Soccer – 17 May


On Thursday we had a game, we either tied (6-6) or won (6-7). The ball went back and forth across the field. Once we almost got the ball into the goal, but it went on top of the goal and got stuck. The goalie had to jump to get the ball.

I don’t know the exact score because of a crazy play our team made.  The goalie came out of the goal to get the ball.  He missed the ball.  Our team came up, stole the ball from goalie, who was still not up from missing the ball and was not touching the ball in any way and made a goal.  The referee did not count the goal and we can’t figure out why.  Our coach said it should have been a goal and he did not know either.

Flying Kites

We went to the park and flew kites. Only one worked and all of us played with it. The wind blew good then it stopped and kept blowing good then stopping. We had a contest on who could keep it up the longest. We do not know if Andrea or I won. Once we were done we had doughnuts for lunch.

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day -15 May!

    Today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie day! I made some cookies with Megan. They are delicious. Here is how you make them:

    • 1 Cup Butter
    • 3/4 Cup Sugar
    • 3/4 Cup Brown sugar (We use 3/4 Cup sugar and add some molasses)
    • 1 Egg
    • 1 Teaspoon vanilla
    • 2 1/4 Cups flour
    • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
    • 1 Cup Chocolate chips plus more for on the top

 

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Beat together butter, sugars, and egg
  3. Add flour, soda, and salt. Mix well
  4. Fold in 1 Cup Chocolate chips the sough will be stiff
  5.  Drop on a ungreased cookie sheet and put 2 or 3 chocolate chips
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes until edges are golden brown
  7. Remove to cool immediately
  8. Eat when cool***You can roll into 2 inch logs and freeze

    **You can eat when hot but they might burn your tongue