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Sunday Journal: Girl’s Night Adventure and Ramblings

Currently my chest has that awful tight congested feeling. My ears feel stuffed with warm cotton. The back of my throat burns. Tomorrow the coughing will start. Most likely this week's schooling will only be bare bones but maybe with several... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Cracking Twelve

Last week only a hint of autumn was noticeable. A wee bit of yellow and orange peeked through the green trees. This week the brilliant and glorious fall colors are everywhere. This town is gorgeous right now. Other than a... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Monkeys and Monty Python

Over the weekend we had the brilliant notion to let he kids watch Monty Python and the Holy Grail. They have been re-enacting scenes from the film all week. After six days or so I'm not much of a fan... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Promotion Day and Pythagoras

We celebrated the beginning of our new academic year with our second annual promotion party. I officially now have a fifth grader, two third graders, and a little preschooler. Over the long weekend we went to the park, a family July... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Doctor Angry and Final Preparations

Last Friday we played in the pool with Mrs. Cuddle-me and boys. Later Makrothumia and kids also joined in the fun. A day with friends is always so very uplifting. After an entire year, Littlest finally accepted Sprite and played... Continue Reading →

The Pilgrims with Beautiful Feet Books

We spent just over two months learning about the Pilgrims’ journey from England to America and then spent some time learning about their friend Squanto. Middle Boy and I are quite taken with Squanto and found his life story fascinating.... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Well…Monthly This Time

Time got away from me this month and I am very late getting the weekly wrap-ups posted. Turns out my husband likes to read them and misses hearing about our school week and my silly banter. I have been a bit quiet... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Getting Back To Normal

My week did not go as planned at the beginning. My mother extended her visit until this past Monday...she was supposed to go on Friday...and then Saturday...and then stayed until Monday. She really should have left on Friday since all... Continue Reading →

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