“He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part; The full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart.” – J.A. Shedd Photo above is from Thanksgiving Day, 2011. This time of year gets me sentimental. Growing up, we always had wonderful extended family get-togethers, and even as a teen I realized the … [Read more...] about Life lately: Thanksgiving catch-up
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 reservation (recommended … [Read more...] about Tourists in our own town: field trip fun
Some see a big ol’ tree stump; we saw an invitation to do side by side tree pose! happenings Now that the weather has warmed up, we've been trying to get in at least one park day each week to enjoy the beautiful weather. My favorite park has a great playground and is right by the water, but I'm sad they took down the … [Read more...] about Life lately: hello, Spring!
This quote popped up numerous places in my facebook feed around the 1st of the year and I just loved it. I'm reminding myself of its truth and hoping to teach my kids the same: "I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, … [Read more...] about Life lately: new year, new wheels