this morning evan made this gorgeous crumb cake. it is the first one we've ever tried. scout found the handwritten recipe card during one of our fred outings. the cake is unreal and ev says it was easy. a piece of cake. then this afternoon, i began going through my stored teaching memories and one of the many special keepsakes i found is this one, seen below. it is a sweet example of evan's dedication to me and my class.
one year we decided to go across the road and up a ways to a small park and have a barbecue lunch. and evan generously came as the chef because, let's face it, there is no way any of it was happening with me running that show. and this adorable handmade hot dog card demonstrates how the children felt about him. it is the only one like it so is an original idea by this one student. the front of the hot dog on the bun, followed by the back of the hot dog on the bun .....
with a very creative mechanism piece that emulates how a real bun opens and closes. and, of course, the message.
it reads: dear evan, thank you for getting off of work just to fix hot dogs. it's the simple things in life.
sweet dreams, everyone. thanks for stopping by. until tomorrow. happiness to you. from me. with heart. ox joon