It never fails.
The minute I say I'm going to do something on the blog my life completely gets in the way.
So if you are here for the Teapot Tutorial that was promised on Wednesday, I'm sorry. Its coming soon!
To add insult to injury, I'm about to tell you something not spoken of here....
I'm not a fan of bathroom humor.
Like, really, not a fan.
I don't know why, its just the way I'm wired.
However the DNA of anti-bathroom humor must not be a dominant trait because I happened to produce two offspring that think talking about (or making sounds like) obnoxious functions of certain body parts is pretty hilarious.
This fact is compounded by the fact that I have a thirteen year-old for a son.
If you have a three-year old, you know what I'm talking about...now add a decade (with a dash of wit and a few wacky hormones) and the hilarity adds exponentially.
The kids have been studying Astronomy for the last month in their science class.
The text has been great and they've really enjoyed this course. They've especially enjoyed the study of planets, in particular the planet of Uranus.
There were giggles and guffaws coming from downstairs last week that led me to believe school-work was not being completed. So I went to take control of my rowdy students....but when The Boy saw me charging down the stairs in haste, he said, "Mom, I've GOT to read this to you, the writers of this book HAD to have done this on purpose," and then he proceeded to read the following excerpts - out loud.
Seeing Uranus - At its brightest, Uranus can be seen with the naked eye if you know just where to look.
What Uranus is made of - The atmosphere of Uranus is mostly hydrogen gas, with helium and tiny amounts of other gases.
Moons of Uranus - Uranus has at least 22 moons, although there may be more that are discovered.
Uranus's Rings - Uranus has rings that are made up of dust. The outer ring is particularly dark.