For the past several years I've been thinking maybe this is the last year I'll homeschool, but nope! When I started with Kathryn as a kindergartner way back in 2005, I had no idea I'd still be at it fifteen years later. Then again, at that time I had no idea we'd have more kids. Life is full of … [Read more...] about Here we go again.
While my mom was in town last month, we decided her visit was a great excuse to do a guided tour of our little town. We'd been eyeing this for a while as a fun way to learn more about where we live. Of course, as homeschoolers, it's a great educational opportunity as well! We made a … [Read more...] about Tourists in our own town: field trip fun
"Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars?" -Nora Roberts I'm turning into a flower geek, thanks to one of the nature guides I bought from thriftbooks. This one by Reader's Digest is just fantastic. I have it on … [Read more...] about Life lately: end of school year
"Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it." - Mary Oliver That's what I try to do here: pay attention and share the wonder. This month had a whole lot of astonishing, including Aunt Kathryn stealing Khloe kisses. Still one of my favorite photos of the … [Read more...] about Life lately: October 2017