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Christmas Journal

Last week went by in a blur. Other than Christmas Day the days were fairly even and mostly pleasant. On Monday I went to the Post Office to mail some packages and Christmas cards. The kids and I spent the... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Thanksgiving Week and a Little Before

We stayed home for Thanksgiving this year. No traveling, no visiting.  My husband got up early to get the smoker going for the turkey and I started cooking. We watched Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and then the dog show afterward.... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Doogan and the Governor’s Mansion

Other than my husband struggling with his vertigo we had a fairly nice week. The weather turned cool enough to start turning the trees warm autumn shades. Several times this week I wished I had my cell in hand so... Continue Reading →

Journal: The Week We Unschooled

I was completely nervous about this past week. Either this experiment was going to be incredibly awesome or one horrendous flop. We dropped all academics this week and dedicated ourselves to personal projects. Everyone chose something they wanted to work on... Continue Reading →

Journal: Bunny Herders and Bourbon Perks

Our school week was cut short to three days. Despite that we crammed in a week's worth of work over three days. We wrapped up our study of Pilgrim's Progress and the kids finished their map of Christian's journey to the... Continue Reading →

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