So I rarely talk about anything but yarn on this blog, however, today is the exception. I set my students the task of finding an "item" that related to discrimination or prejudice as part of our unit on To Kill a Mockingbird. Today, they made their first presentations . You know what? I've now heard a rap style song I can get behind (she used the third verse):
Not only is it a powerful message, it uses "Clair de Lune" as a background. This brings back memories of my sister sitting at our piano. I actually taught myself to play a very small portion of this piece from my sister's sheet music when I got older because I loved listening to her play it!
And speaking of my sis, she surprised me last week. In the mail was a package which after squeezing it I thought contained yarn. Well, only sort of...see?
So soft and cuddly! It's made from Lion Brand's Landscapes yarn in Country Sunset. Such a lovely surprise that matches the new winter coat! (Yup, it is the right blue.)