Monthly Archives: May 2014

Faces of homeschool: Rosebud

Rosebud is busy working on her composition assignment.  On the front side of this paper was her rough draft for this week’s IEW assignment. The back of the paper was used for her paper’s illustration. The blue cat house was … Continue reading

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Faces of homeschool: Natter

Just in case you might think that all we do is play and eat around here, I thought I’d do a short series on homeschool.  Besides, summer vacation is coming up, and then we will be playing and eating all … Continue reading

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Mud

This is why I tell people to bring three changes of clothes for each child when they come for a visit: We have ACRES of it.

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The stages of a walk with Junior

Pensive: “I wonder what might happen if I went for a walk?” Resolute: “I do believe I will go and find out.” Discovery: “Look at what I have found!” Scientific: “I have discovered a rock.” Chortle: “That was SO MUCH … Continue reading

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Not a drop

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Faces of the Moose

This kid LOVES having his picture taken. Although sometimes he questions the sanity of his chronicler!

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Homemade Dough Enhancer

I’m sometimes told that my bread has really good texture.  As in, sandwich-able versus hockey puck. Some of that is technique; kneading time, rising space, stretching.  Some of it is environmental; bread always rises better on sunny days. … and some if … Continue reading

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