Friday, July 25, 2008

Tea Tasting Fever

Yesterday, I was at a Tea Tasting Workshop at Verdigris in Hudson, NY. I made my own tea. It's called Leperdy. They made us make up a story for it. It had to be at least one sentence long. My story was:

Leperdy regurgitated the tea.


In this picture, the store owner was showing us the different herbs that are used for making tea.


We were only supposed to choose three herbs for our tea. I chose chamomile, King Tut Lemonade, and Lemon Balm.


This is the package that I made for my tea.


I am cutting out dough to make scones. Later, we put in strawberries and butter, and we sprinkled sugar on top.


Here, I am serving the scones.


On this picture, my tea is brewing so that I can try it. I brewed it until it was strong.


On my way out, I stopped at the Tea Library in the store and did some sniffing around.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Star Wars

I think Star Wars is cool. It is a fun movie. Darth Moll is wicked. Did you know that Anikin is Darth Vader?

Friday, July 18, 2008

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

My Pet

Starting today, I am growing a mosquito larva. Not my sister, who looks like one, but an actual larva.

My Mom was cleaning outside when she found a bowl with water in it, probably rainwater, that my Dad left out. There was a lot of other stuff in it like two beetles and a spider.

So, I got the bowl and when I was looking in it, I found that there were a bunch of tiny, wiggly things that I later found out were mosquito larvae.

I got one, and took it over to my microscope. But, after a while of looking, I noticed that a mosquito larva was wriggling around helplessly in a bubble of water. So, I thought it was dying, right?

And, it was.

Normal people wouldn't give it a second thought, and just leave it there to die. But, not me!

I got a plastic cup, filled it with water, and I used a tiny spoon to transport the mosquito larva to the cup. And, I named my new pet, Bobby.

First, I tried to feed him fish food. He took a nip at it, and then sank to the bottom. It turns out that the advice I had gotten was about Mollies, a kind of fish.

Then, I went back on the Internet and found out that mosquitoes eat algae on The Life Cycle of the Mosquito (this is where I got the picture you see here.) I got some from my Sea Monkey container. They died some time ago.

So far, all Bobby is doing is laying at the bottom of the cup, occasionally rising to the top for Oxygen. He seems to be OK in his new home.

So long!

Monday, July 14, 2008


The 3rd game of GROW is CUBE. grow cube is a fun game where you have to click on stuff in a certain order.

My Mom likes it that I play this game because it's educational. She says that they build logic skills. it is rele fun.

grow cube