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7 Quick Takes #46

In which we travel to Milwaukee on short notice, as part of the process to adopt “Valentine” (not his real name), the 10-year-old orphan from Eastern Europe that we hosted for the summer. 1,024 more words

7 Quick Takes #45

  1.  I declared yesterday an NPR Day and we took the day off of homeschooling.  At one of the Catholic elementary schools where I taught in Ontario, the staff had a monthly after-school NPR meeting. 
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Various and Sundry

– As mentioned, I suffer from some pretty bad insomnia, to the point where I often can’t sleep even with sleep aids (they just make me more tired). 295 more words

Musings

7 Quick Takes: Yurt-stead Studio

November is such a creative month! Despite all the winter-prep we’ve still to do (warm weather has lured us into leaving everything to the last month of autumn), we’re prioritizing artistic pursuits instead! 964 more words

7 Quick Takes #44

It’s been a busy week!  Often I struggle to come up with my last few quick takes, but this week I had so much to say that I had to cut some out and combine some.  1,103 more words

Adoption Update

7 Quick Takes #43

Here’s another update on our process adopting “Valentine”, the 10-year-old orphan from Eastern Europe that we hosted last summer, and life in general.

  1.  We still don’t have our home study.
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7 Quick Takes #41

It’s been a busy week with real progress towards our adoption of “Valentine”, the 10-year-old boy we hosted over the summer, and some quality family time. 803 more words