Altered Book: The Music Plays On

My children were invited to play in for a concert called the Baroque Play In at their music school last month. The concert coincidentally was also the birthday celebration of the conductor, my children’s teacher. During the concert that lasted more than 2 hours, I took a lot of pictures of musicians who participated. Looking…

In Memoriam, Dear Teacher

A devastating news came last Thursday of an untimely passing of a dear teacher. He was one of my daughter’s music teacher and has been involved in a lot of music programs and activities throughout the year. He was an honored man and very industrious. That’s why we never would’ve expected the worst kind would…

Sweet Treats for Saying Hello

Back in the old days, an apple is given to a teacher as act of appreciation. It is so well-known that apple becoming sort of symbol with school and teachers. But instead of apple, I sent bags of sweet treats with the kids for their teachers. It’s kind of celebration for their first day of…

Notebooks for Beloved Teachers

It’s that time of year again when I have to rush in the morning preparing three kids who still want to sleep to go to school. Although this year is a little bit different. The kids’ first day of school got postponed because of tropical storm Irene. Since the school lost its electricity for days….

To One Good Teacher

One night my son came up to me and asked,”Can you make a card for my teacher?” It was almost the last day of school. But I had no particular theme for the thank you card and I didn’t have a lot of time. So I dug out my box of old crafts, where I…