All about glass, we went to the Art museum to learn all about pieces of art made with glass. Then we got to watch a glass blowing demonstration. My father joined us on this tour, it was so nice to see him up and walking (with a walker) after his 3rd scare with cancer.
We read some great books.
Did you know that this book is based off of a true story, Grandma Prisbrey actually made a whole village from glass bottles from the dump in 1956. Very cool! Check out pictures of her village here .
I just found this activity on pinterest this week and will be doing it next week with the kids.
Falcon went to his first Taekwondo tournament of the season and he did very well. He got first place in sparring and 2nd place in forms. This is the first year that electronic gear will be used to assist in scoring, we had to buy our electronic socks to work on the sparring gear. Those sure did cost a pretty penny, $75! You have to kick HARD to get those things to register too! Falcon won his last match in a sudden death round scoring the winning blow with the most beautiful jumping back kick I have ever seen, All the couches and spectators were blown away. I yelled so loud when he got that last point, and of course this was the only tournament I did not video tape. It was an intense match I couldn't keep my eyes off the mat. When he won he held up his medal and said to me " I won this medal with blood, sweat, and tears!" He got kicked in the nose right before he won the match and was quite shaken up by it.
This weekend we will be heading to States to compete, It's very exciting that we are competing in an Olympic event! We will be heading to Detroit in July to compete in Jr. Olympics as long as he qualifies which I am sure he will.
Falcon is in blue, the other kid got a pretty good shot at him knocking him down you can see the other kids coach on the chair with a big smile on his face. He was a tough competitor but this was the kid
Falcon beat out for first!