Focus Fox logo Focus Fox says: In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different. Or really more you and less everyone else. Inspired by Coco Chanel
Condiment bottle putting pancake batter on a griddle With covid-19 shutting down many ways of entertaining kids, I've had to be creative with ideas. We tried pancake art. For our first attempt, we used plastic bags filled with pancake mix and food coloring. We cut the corner off as the applicator. Everything went fine, until … Continue reading Pancake art
Focus Fox says: The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken. I think this global pandemic is the shake up we need to chose better habits. What will you change? inspired by Samuel Johnson and COVID-19
Easter art that says some bunny loves you There are bear hunts and heart clubs and rainbow seekers decorating their windows and giving the kiddos something to look for and forward to. Here's a project I found on the way we take the dog for a walk. Loved the pun! What have you seen?
Focus Fox says: No pressure, no diamonds... or lava Inspired by Thomas Carlyle and lava moat.
There are times I am amazed at the new normal. I have a friend who lives in Texas. Her daughter is graduating from high school this year. Obviously having a thousand kids and their families at a graduation ceremony is not going to work with Covid-19 and social distancing. Instead they are having graduation at … Continue reading Everything is big in Texas
Focus fox logo Focus Fox says: A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything, because zero times anything is still zero. Mashup of Malcolm X and distance learning with 1st graders
I've been struggling lately with getting what I want to get done actually done. This is an issue for me because, if you remember, my Strength Finders testing, I have high Achiever. High Achiever basically means my list starts over each day and I never feel like I ever get enough done. My to-do list … Continue reading Struggle and aha
The lights flickered violently and then with a small pop, winked out. Asima was left in the dark, broken only by sporadic flashes of lightning. She could not see the mural she was painting in the nursery. She did not want to move and risk spilling the paint still arranged around her. The lights would … Continue reading The Unwatched Door
Today is Monday and I have no blog post scheduled. Before COVID-19, I would have had blog posts scheduled in advance. I would have had some time to think about topics. I would have tried to align them with nearby holidays or nano. Now in this new bizarro world where weekend and weekdays have mixed … Continue reading Another Monday