Spring has been busy. I had planned to roll seamlessly from Knowledge Bowl season into Speech season, but my first Varsity team decided to be stinkers and qualify for state, requiring another month of practice and extending the season into April. We'll head to a lake resort up north for State competition on April 15, and the way the weather's been, some of the parents may be booking tee times. Meanwhile, the speech team has been plugging away as well, and I expect a couple of them to qualify for state as well. The regional competition starts this week.
We've had a dryer on the fritz lately, and have made quite a challenge of line drying and ironing. It will be interesting to see the electric bill. It has led to wonderful family togetherness, enjoying games like "Sock Concentration."
The local Chamber had an Easter event downtown: egg coloring, Easter Bunny, and a door to door basket fill, a la trick-or-treating, but with more pastels. The kids named it the Creepy Bunny Crawl, however, due to the stylized rabbit poster marking participating stores:
Although you'll note, the engineer is not so optimistic as to remove the snowblower just yet...