Sunday, May 15, 2011

Week 34: The Tables are Turned!

57 Comments

You have done such an amazing job commenting our our blog week after week. I loved reading all of your responses and learning more about you this year. You are an amazing group of kids. Really. I love you all. 

Now it's time to turn the tables. For this week's response, you get to ask Mrs. Sol a question!

Is there anything that you would like to know about me? I will do my best to answer all of your questions to the best of my ability. So, this is your chance… ask away! The sky's the limit.
Your comment will not be seen by others until I approve it. Please respond before Friday,  May 20th!

57 comments:

Karl May 15, 2011 at 5:46 PM

What states have you been to?

Mrs. Sol May 15, 2011 at 5:53 PM

I have been to Massachusetts, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington!

Anonymous May 16, 2011 at 8:13 AM

How many trees are in your yard?
~Zach

Mrs. Sol May 16, 2011 at 8:22 AM

Let's see... 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. 11 trees!

Naomi May 16, 2011 at 8:28 AM

How many flowers do you have in your yard?

Mrs. Sol May 16, 2011 at 8:47 AM

I have 12 plants and bushes with flowers on them right now. I am waiting patiently for my 4 hydrangea plants to bloom because they are my favorite!

Abigail May 16, 2011 at 9:28 AM

How BIG IS YOUR HOUSE.

cody May 16, 2011 at 9:29 AM

have you been to Alaska or Canada.

Jesse May 16, 2011 at 10:05 AM

How many family members do you have

Mrs. Sol May 16, 2011 at 10:13 AM

My house is just the right size.

Mrs. Sol May 16, 2011 at 10:14 AM

I haven't been to Alaska or Canada, but I would love to visit both places!

Mrs. Sol May 16, 2011 at 10:16 AM

I have 6 people in my family: Me, Mr. Sol, Alex, Drew, Vamp and Shish (our beta).

Julia May 16, 2011 at 10:47 AM

Are you a plant lover? If so, do you like the ORCHARID flowers, and why?

Latrisha May 16, 2011 at 10:50 AM

When is your birthday?
What is your favorite dinner?
What is your favorite dessert?
What is your favorite color or colors?
What is your favorite season or seasons?
What is your favorite place to go out to eat, or places you like to go out to eat?

Mrs. Sol May 16, 2011 at 10:51 AM

I do love plants and flowers. Orchids are beautiful and they smell really good. I also like gerbera daisies.

Darleen May 16, 2011 at 10:52 AM

Do you like Washington? If not where would you like to move. I no I'm moving to Phoenix When I get married!

Mrs. Sol May 16, 2011 at 10:55 AM

Hopefully you are not getting married for a few years. :)

I love Washington, Oregon and California. I would be happy living in any of those states!

Mrs. Sol May 16, 2011 at 11:15 AM

When is your birthday? April 3

What is your favorite dinner? paella, stir fry or BBQ

What is your favorite dessert? hot fudge sundae with chocolate mint ice cream and no nuts

What is your favorite color or colors? brown

What is your favorite season or seasons? Spring and fall because I love the colors!

What is your favorite place to go out to eat, or places you like to go out to eat? I like Chinese food, Claim Jumper and Five Guys. My all-time favorite restaurant is Izzy's Steaks & Chops in San Francisco.

WHEW!

Annah May 16, 2011 at 3:07 PM

What kind of animals do you like? Which subject do you like to teach best? What kind of candy do you like best? What kind of music do you like? Do you like crafts? Do you know how much 12x12= ??

Ethan May 16, 2011 at 3:12 PM

Who is your favorite musician? Who is your favorite artist? Where do you like to go for vacation? Have you ever rode the MAX train?

Mrs. Sol May 16, 2011 at 3:25 PM

What kind of animals do you like? I like most animals: frogs, naked mole rats, bearded dragons, crickets, hummingbirds... but my favorite animal is a sea otter.

Which subject do you like to teach best? I love teaching math, science and literature.

What kind of candy do you like best? Hershey's chocolate

What kind of music do you like? I love music - all kinds!

Do you like crafts? Yes!

Do you know how much 12x12=? Hmmm... hard one. 12 x 12 = 144

Mrs. Sol May 16, 2011 at 3:39 PM

Who is your favorite musician? It changes from day to day. I like Jason Mraz, Gwen Stefani, Johnny Cash, White Stripes, Black Crows, Taylor Swift...

Who is your favorite artist? My favorite artists are Gustav Klimt, Norman Rockwell and Eric Carle.

Where do you like to go for vacation? California or Hawaii

Have you ever rode the MAX train? Why, yes I have!

Bailey Green May 16, 2011 at 4:40 PM

Where kind of adventure would you like to go on some day Mrs. Sol?

Mrs. Sol May 16, 2011 at 7:42 PM

I love an adventure! When I'm an old lady I'd like to say that I have been to every continent... even Antarctica!

Noah May 17, 2011 at 9:53 AM

have you ever been out of the United States? If so what countries have you been to?

Rachel May 17, 2011 at 10:11 AM

What's your favorite kind of ice cream? What's your favorite TV show? What is the east coast like? What's your most embarrassing moment? What is your favorite holiday? What's your favorite day of the week? What would people be surprised to learn about you? What are 5 things you'd take with you on a desert island? What's one food you couldn't live without? What is your favorite quote? Who is somebody you would most like to meet? If you had 24 hrs. to do anything you wanted, what would you do? What's your proudest moment in life? What's been the most unique job you've had? What talent would you most like to have? What was the first concert you attended? If you could have one superhero power, which on would you like to have?

Arinne May 17, 2011 at 10:14 AM

Do you like yogurt? If so, what is your favorite flavor? What is favorite fruit and vegetable?

Do you like cats and dogs?

Mrs. Sol May 17, 2011 at 10:15 AM

Yes, I have been to Mexico and Europe. In Europe I visited England, France, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Italy.

Rianna May 17, 2011 at 10:18 AM

Do you have and brothers or sisters? If so, how many?
Where you in Girl Scouts as a child? Do you have a favorite Girl Scout cookie?

Mrs. Sol May 17, 2011 at 10:34 AM

Hang on, let me put my thinking cap on. Okay, I'm ready.

What's your favorite kind of ice cream? Chocolate mint chip

What's your favorite TV show? I'm not a big TV watcher, but I do like Parenthood and Phineas & Ferb.

What is the east coast like? It's beautiful and there is a ton of history there! The beaches are nothing like the west coast, though. The water is murky and you can't body surf! :)

What's your most embarrassing moment? Too many to mention.

What is your favorite holiday? I like Halloween and the 4th of July.

What's your favorite day of the week? Sunday

What would people be surprised to learn about you? I went skydiving with Flat Stanley taped to my shirt!

What are 5 things you'd take with you on a desert island? my family, food, water, lip balm, and bug spray.

What's one food you couldn't live without? soup

What is your favorite quote? “Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” - Shel Silverstein

Who is somebody you would most like to meet? I would like to meet my grandmother - my mom's mother. She died when my mom was 2 years old.

If you had 24 hrs. to do anything you wanted, what would you do? Go to the beach in Southern California.

What's your proudest moment in life? The birth of my sons.

What's been the most unique job you've had? Teaching on a military base was a neat experience.

What talent would you most like to have? Playing guitar

What was the first concert you attended? The Beach Boys when I was 8.

If you could have one superhero power, which one would you like to have? Super Speed!

Mrs. Sol May 17, 2011 at 10:39 AM

Do you like yogurt? If so, what is your favorite flavor? I do! My favorite kind is chocolate frozen yogurt (with Oreos)

What is your favorite fruit and vegetable? I love strawberries, black berries and pineapple. My favorite veggies are cucumbers, broccoli and green beans.

Do you like cats and dogs? I love them!

Mrs. Sol May 17, 2011 at 10:41 AM

Do you have and brothers or sisters? If so, how many? My brother passed away a few years ago. :(

Where you in Girl Scouts as a child? No, but I was in Indian Guides with my brother.

Do you have a favorite Girl Scout cookie? Thin Mints. YUM!

daniels May 17, 2011 at 12:13 PM

what do you like most about being a teacher? do you like being online better than in the classroom? why?

Mrs. Sol May 17, 2011 at 12:20 PM

I love working with kids and witnessing the "Aha!" moments. I also like creating materials to help students learn and understand new concepts. I enjoy teaching online AND in the classroom. Both are fun, challenging and very rewarding!

Christain Smith May 17, 2011 at 9:39 PM

What does your bike look like? Do you have a pet?

Mrs. Sol May 17, 2011 at 10:16 PM

I have a dark green mountain bike.

Yes, I have two pets: a cat named Vamp and a beta fish named Shish.

Floriana May 18, 2011 at 1:04 PM

What are you going to do this summer?

Mrs. Sol May 18, 2011 at 2:25 PM

I am going to read a lot, hang out at the lake in my town and visit family and friends!

Logan May 18, 2011 at 8:28 PM

What is your favorite game?

Mrs. Sol May 18, 2011 at 10:31 PM

I like Pictionary and Apples to Apples.

Julia May 19, 2011 at 10:38 AM

OMG I LOVE AUSTRIA ITS SO BEAUTIFUL!

Zara May 19, 2011 at 1:24 PM

i have alot of questions u ready What is your favorite color and what is your favorite state. And also What food do you like the best, and what is your favorite letter. Do u like jello better then pudding? What kind of Ice cream do You like. What is your hobie what kind of dancing do you do (if you do dance) Are you a out side person or a inside person?

Mrs. Sol May 19, 2011 at 2:37 PM

What is your favorite state? It's a tie between Hawaii and California

What is your favorite letter? A

Do you like jello better then pudding? Nope! I like pudding better!

What is your hobby? I like making things, photography, graphic design and going on adventures with my boys.

What kind of dancing do you do (if you do dance)? I like ballet and hip hop.

Are you a out side person or a inside person? Definitely outside.

Lissa May 19, 2011 at 5:01 PM

What is your favourite colour?

Mrs. Sol May 19, 2011 at 5:01 PM

My favorite color is brown.

Roxy May 19, 2011 at 5:02 PM

What is your favorite number?

Mrs. Sol May 19, 2011 at 5:02 PM

My favorite number is 2.

rubee May 19, 2011 at 5:27 PM

what is your favorite animal?
do you have a bunny? ( i asked that because my favorite is a bunny)
how many people are in your family?

Mrs. Sol May 19, 2011 at 5:33 PM

What is your favorite animal? My favorite animal is a sea otter.

Do you have a bunny? I don't have a bunny right now. Someday I hope to have a cute bunny like yours. Awwwww!

How many people are in your family? See question #6. :)

JJB May 19, 2011 at 11:46 PM

Have you ever gone............ fishing?
What is your favorite..........bird?
Do you ever play video games?
What is your favorite movie?
What is your favorite part of being a WAVA teacher?

Mrs. Sol May 20, 2011 at 8:33 AM

Have you ever gone fishing? Yes!

What is your favorite bird? parakeet

Do you ever play video games? Only if it's PacMan. :)

What is your favorite movie? I like Monsters, Inc.

What is your favorite part of being a WAVA teacher? My students!

salara May 20, 2011 at 8:57 AM

What made you want to be a teacher?

Mrs. Sol May 20, 2011 at 9:26 AM

I became a teacher because I LOVE working with kids and because it's a fun outlet for my creativity.

Anonymous May 20, 2011 at 11:43 AM

Ms. Sol,

Are you excited for the school year to end?

Judy

Mrs. Sol May 20, 2011 at 11:52 AM

I am happy and sad. I'm looking forward to summer, but I will miss my students.

I may also have blog withdrawals. I like hearing from you guys every week! :)

Connor May 20, 2011 at 12:41 PM

what is your favorite food?

Mrs. Sol May 20, 2011 at 3:40 PM

I love paella, Chinese food, chocolate, ice cream and (almost) anything barbecued!

Now I'm really hungry.

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