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In a previous career, I spent several years and extreme amounts of effort studying and practicing as a herbalist. I enjoyed herbalism immensely, and if it payed the bills, I would probably still be doing it. 528 more words


Maryland Zoo Mourns 'Bloke' The Laughing Kookaburra

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — When your lose a pet, it’s like losing a member of the family. That’s the feeling at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. 388 more words


Maryland Zoo's Popular Laughing Kookaburra Dies

BALTIMORE (AP) — Bloke, the laughing kookaburra who was one of the Maryland Zoo’s Animal Ambassadors and who appeared in numerous television shows, has died. 97 more words


Silly sentences

My oldest boy is very resistant to writing. It is a real source of frustration to me. We use reading eggs as our main English program. 449 more words


Camping with kids

Over the new years break, we went camping at Stradbroke Island for a few days with several other families. We have never been camping with the kids before. 561 more words


A regular day

My boys consider ‘homeschooling’ sitting down with a textbook. I consider it a much broader application of skills. This means we sometimes arrive at the end of an exhausting day, only to have my boy say ‘Yeah, we didn’t do any homeschool today.

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A thousand hours

So the other day, we reached the end of our school year.

It was something of an anticlimax, to be honest. I told my boy that we had finished everything and how proud I was of him for doing it all. 679 more words