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The Rain Is Raining All Around

I suppose I might accurately describe this week as our first week of (un)schooling. It was nothing very structured, mind you, but in a flexible sort of fashion we were able to incorporate a new morning time routine into three of our weekdays—though not always in the morning. 575 more words


23rd Psalm Memory Work

In an effort to plan ahead, I’ve already printed our next memory work project and placed it in our morning time binders. 23-psalm-of-david

When I plan passages for my kids (and me) to memorize, I try to keep in mind the advice of Charlotte Mason who warned us not to memorize just a string of facts or words. 243 more words

Home Education


My drug of choice.  Glorious black coffee. Untaitned with sweeteners or milk fats.  Pure beautiful coffee.  I feel that so many of us are oblivious to the history of coffee throughout the world.   247 more words


Term Turnover and Lots of Links

We’re back at it. Just completed week one of our second term. After a three week Christmas break, week one had my head swimming. Just exactly how did I manage to do the first term again?! 1,118 more words

Homeschool Happenings


People sometimes say that I am strong because I seem to cope quite well with my life. I am not strong. I have buffers.

Buffers mitigate the shock or damage caused by incompatible or antagonistic forces. 173 more words

General Chatter

Episode 57: Just Awards?

            Shell, Margaret and Beutler to share a stage?

MILWAUKEE, December 12 – Rumors are running rampant today that this month’s annual Talk’o’Waukee TV Awards could see former… 291 more words

Milwaukee WI


It’s still dark out. The house is quiet. I turn on a dim lamp and scoop out some ground coffee. As the water heats up and the house begins to smell like a new day, I light a candle. 657 more words