Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Moving of the Chicken Coop

Dear local residents and sightseers – If you happened to be slightly alarmed by the local scenery on the roads a few weekends back, never fear!  It was only us, moving the chicken coops. Sometimes these things just have to … Continue reading

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The Very Hungry Excavator

Once upon a time, there was a very hungry excavator.  His name was Barney. He was very hungry.  So, he started out into the wide, wild world, to look for some food. The first day, he ate a lot of … Continue reading

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Chores

Awhile back, I informed the kids that I could not be Super Mom as well as Homeroom Teacher.  They would have to take up some of the slack. Plus it’s good training, character forming, life preparation, and all that jazz. … Continue reading

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Trumpeteer-to-be

A few years back, I was blessed with a talented piano student that was also a stellar brass player.  She helped me pick out a trumpet for Natter, and gave him a few lessons. He wasn’t a very disciplined student, … Continue reading

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IEW

We are using the “Institute for Excellence in Writing” curriculum for our essays and compositions for the next couple of years. Here’s one of Rosebud’s latest attempts.  I’ll admit, she missed a noun in the second sentence, but the rest … Continue reading

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Rosebud busts a mutton

Much to our collective pride and amusement, Rosebud signed up for Mutton Bustin’ at the fair.  Even Junior was surprised! Mr. Pete did the honors of being Coach. She held on for half of the arena!  We’re all quite proud. … Continue reading

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Junior tries cotton candy

“Daddy.  Gimme some of that blue stuff, Daddy.” “Yo, that is SO unfair, you eating that in front of me and NOT SHARING!!” “That’s what I’m talkin’ ’bout.  Mmmmf.” {snarf}

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