Category Archives: School

First Day of School 2012

The mornings are noticeably cooler and darker in Seattle, and the bike rack at the school playground is filled up again.  First day back at school today.  Everybody was nervous (at least, Rowan, Niamh, and I were), but it of course all went off just fine.  Back to hurried mornings, pencils, notebooks, homework, and packing […]

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First Day of School-2011

  Rowan and Niamh started school this morning (first grade and kindergarten).  It went really well, all things considered.  There were a few tears from Niamh when we got to her classroom, but thanks to a wonderful classroom assistant she stopped crying before I left and I was able to leave without tearing her arms […]

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First Day of Kindergarten in the US

Rowan’s first day of Kindergarten was today. He was a little nervous, but I think he kept the nervousness mostly internal. He needed a photo of his family for his classroom, so we set the camera on a chair and used a remote to take this photo at the last minute. It’s printed on computer […]

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