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X is for Xi'an

The letter X may seem like one of the more difficult letters to use in our alphabetical trip around the world, but it we were able to fit it in quite nicely this week. 962 more words


Flashcards and Magnets

Sunday, March 30

When I cleaned the boys’ room a few weeks back I came across Elias’s alphabet flashcards. “Oh, cool. We can use these for Vince.” I carried them downstairs and sat them on the hallway desk. 328 more words

A Minnesota Farm Alphabet

When we were cleaning out my parents’ farmhouse, I came across this farm alphabet book I made for them in 1994, twenty years ago.  I made the illustrations from colored tissue and paper cutouts.  821 more words


W is for Wellington

Let me just say, W is a tough letter. There aren’t a lot of W countries or even W cities. But fortunately, the capitol of one of my favourite countries begins with W and we even have a family member going to school near Wellington right now, so it wasn’t too hard to get the kids interested in New Zealand this week. 699 more words


V is for Venice

With a spring vacation and a few busy weeks, it’s been almost a month since we’ve explored a new destination as a family, but today we got back into our routine with V is for Venice. 718 more words


Zoetic Me...Who Knew

Today I was thinking of words that really were a part of me. ABCs of Kalina…

When I was looking for a word that describes me with the letter Z it was a little harder to come up with something. 156 more words