It’s nice that the stuff in the sewing room comes in handy for working my way through Rae’s lesson plans. Yesterday the GO circle die made clock faces for us and today, the circle template made planets.
Memorial Day was also on today’s lesson plan and while I explained to her that her great grandfather’s were veterans, Memorial Day honors those that died while serving our country. We still talked about them, their service, and after showing her photos of Arlington National Cemetery, I showed her the burial places of her grandfathers. (Keith’s father is buried at Arlington.) We printed some photos for her to keep.
I love that she is interested in her family history! She even noticed the shamrock on Dad’s grave and wanted to know the significance. I’ve talked to her about her Irish heritage so I explained the connection between that and the shamrock.
I did get some work done today, a binding made and stitched on by machine, ready for hand stitching, another Strippie cut out, a ton of mail sorted… I’d accomplish more without her here but what a gift for us to spend this time with her.