Wise Words

For school today, I had to write about some wise things that life has taught me.

  1. Never look an angry Alpaca in the eye.

  2. Never wear sandals into a barn with goats.

  3. Always close the door to the goat pen.

  4. Never think that huge goats cannot get through that tiny hole. There is a reason that goat’s name is TROUBLE!

  5. Remember that different people have different definitions of inclimate weather.

  6. Cowboy hats get stored UPSIDE DOWN!

  7. Give my littlest sister two sticks and she will play violin for the rest of the day.

  8. Give my little brother two sticks and then send him outside.

  9. Never hug a porcupine.

  10. Always hug your little sisters!

Answer to trivia question

Yesterday I asked what unit of measurement dissolves when you put salt on it and is used to kill deer?

The answer is a slug!

A slug is 14.59 kg and is a measurement of mass.

A slug is a type of bullet used for hunting deer.

A slug is a gastropod that dissolves on contact with salt.

I am taking chemistry this year and I am learning a lot already. Right now I am doing systems of measurement.


We went to the Bonneville Mill Heritage day. There were a lot of old tractors and crafts. I took a lot of pictures of the tractors.

I found a filter in GIMP that I like how it works with mechanical details.  If you click on the picture, you can see better detail.  Which do you like best?

Pop quiz!

IceYes, another pop quiz that I hope is harder then the last one!

Can water ever be a solid, liquid and a gas at the same time?


Answer to Lake Pop Quiz

Lake Chaubunagungmamgnamaugg is the answer to our last pop quiz!  Good job Uncle Sam and Oma!

It is also spelled as Chargoggaggoggmancogmanhoggagogg and Chargoggagoggmanchoggagogg or just Webster Lake.

It is pronounced like, “leɪk tʃəˈɡɒɡəɡɒɡ ËŒmænˈtʃɔːɡəɡɒɡ tʃəˌbÊŒnəˈɡʌŋɡəmɔːɡ/”

If you want to learn more look here or here.


Pop Quiz!

Can you name the lake that some people translate as “I’ll fish on my side, you fish on your side, nobody fish in the middle”?


  1. It means “Fishing Place at the Boundaries — Neutral Meeting Grounds”.
  2. The lake’s name is the longest in North America?
  3. It is spelled incorrectly on the sign bordering Connecticut?


Bee flyingWe went to Bonneville Mill the other day.  Mommy told me to get some good pictures for our photography class. I wanted to take some excellent pictures of a bee flying off of a flower. This is my best one.

I also took this picture on our walk. lOOKING



I have been trying to figure out how to put a video and a stop-motion together so I can make better videos. This is the  one I have been working on for awhile and finally figured out yesterday. If you click on the link you should see it. Please let me know what you think about it.

UPDATE: If the one above does not work try one of these. “Mine”    Mine2  If  these do not work either let me know and I  will ask Daddy to see if he can fix them.