Sunday, April 7, 2019

Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks

Have you ever felt busy but haven't really been busy? That's kind of how it's been for me this week. I haven't been on the computer much because I've been doing a lot around the house, plus I've been at work every single day, but it's not like I've been running around like a chicken with my head cut off. (Do chickens really do that?!)

On Saturday I went into work to check on a few things and was told our trash dumpster had been half filled with mulch. What?! Sure enough. There's nothing we can do about it at this point so I hope the refuse company actually empties it!

  
I also need to get our maintenance guy out there to trim a few branches so we can close the lids.





Sharaya and Allie spent spring break in Palm Springs, CA! Sunshine, blue skies and a pool! I was a little more than jealous. They met up with the same friends they went to Paris with and spent one day hiking in Joshua Tree National Park but other than that, they spent their time lounging by the pool. A true vacation!








I'm trying to teach myself sign language. It's something I've always wanted to learn and I get started and then I stop. For a long time I've felt the Lord has wanted me to learn it, through conversations with people and different circumstances, you know when you know you're supposed to do something? I've had this book by Elaine Costello (you can tell it's well loved) and it not only lists signs by category: Things, People, Food, etc. but there's also an index that alphabetically lists every word. I LOVE that! 

The last few weeks I've been sitting in the deaf section at church but there's no way I've been able to keep up. I know a few words and can sign them when they're in a song, but mostly I just watch. I'm really excited to learn this time around!

 

Our Sunday school class has been pretty quiet lately. Only 3 or 4 students each week. I need to contact the other families to see how they're doing. But, there have been no screaming outbursts. No calling the paramedics. Sometimes quiet is good.

Today they spent a lot of time reading. Teacher Rebecca (in the jean jacket) sat on the floor with one of our students looking for books about dogs. I had some soft music playing in the background and it was so peaceful. They're all on the autism spectrum and I think they just really enjoyed the quiet and the stillness of the room. 

It really was a good day.


Have you learned something new lately?
Is there something you want to learn?


 

8 comments:

Rebecca Jo said...

I LOVEEEE sign language. I had taught myself quite a bit - there are a few web pages that give videos on each motion ... & there's also an app that shows the motioned word. I love it.
I used to do songs in sign language for my church... I havent done it in so long, I've forgotten a lot of the words, but I still know the 'basics"

Regina said...

I would love quilting. I have some sewing skills but I'm not that great at it. I want to learn to paint. Not to the level of Bob Ross but learning to paint something simple like trees and the ocean.

ellen b. said...

I'm scratching my head about whether I've learned anything new lately. I suppose living in the country instead of the city is a huge learning curve, so I'll go with that! I love watching signing during worship songs at church!

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