1st Semester Progress Report (pt. 1)

I am not sure that I could capture well all that has happened in the last two weeks, friends, but I do hope to document the highlights over the last 1-2 weeks. After all, this blog is the chronicles of our family. The older two were drafted volunteered to help our church children’s ministry with […]

Great Reading, Good Times

Several years ago, I read a post from one of the most inspirational bloggers I know, Linda Fay, who writes so practically about how to “do” a homeschool with a Charlotte Mason approach.    In this particular pearl of wisdom, she used a food metaphor to illustrate the difference between a Charlotte Mason homeschool full of […]

And Puppy makes Seven

Well, to say that I’m making adjustments in the last week-and-a-half  would be an understatement.   We began school on last week, and I’ve already blogged about my lack of preparedness (from my perspective) as we start the new school year 3 weeks before I was ready.     Blog?    Tweet?   Who has time? I had to make another […]

Musings

So much has happened in the last 1-1/2 weeks and I’m having trouble sorting it into a coherent blog post, but I’ll give it a shot.   Maybe chronological order will help. We ordered our steps to have a very uneventful Independence Day, turning down a couple of invitations to get together for grilling, formal fireworks […]