“When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.”
– Arthur Conan Doyle
Oh my goodness, y’all, I am wishing for a sunny day on my blue bicycle, breathing the salt air, and near enough to hear the ocean. This photo is a throwback from our last beach trip, but we’ve already planned our next visit!
from around the web
- 20 Questions I have for people who were in their 20’s before cell phones and internet :: I laughed. Seriously, life is soooo different now.
- Sweets for your Sweet :: It’s not to late to whip up something yummy, chocolately, (and not terribly bad for you) in time for Valentine’s.
- 2015 Free Days at Atlanta Museums and Attractions :: For my local friends, or anyone planning to visit soon, many of Atlanta’s best attractions offer FREE admission on certain days.
- 4 Tips for Raising Confident Girls :: “Finding out I was having a baby girl changed my whole life. At first I was terrified. I knew the sort of issues she might face, the kinds of self-limiting labels so thoughtlessly handed over…”
on the blog (in case you missed ’em):
right here at home
Homeschool-wise, nothing vastly exciting to report, which is entirely okay with me. We’ve enlisted a math-minded friend to help explain concepts that have had me and Kathryn both wanting to bang our heads on something; our workbox is still working well for Scout (who got a cute new ‘do this week!); and the boy is convinced that his upcoming 6th birthday means he will immediately become a 1st grader.
Piper starts obedience classes next week. This is a really good thing because a high-energy dog is challenging, and a smart one even more so. Example: she unzipped her bed before shredding the contents. And that was when I’d only left the house for 20 minutes!