Life Goes On

The kids and I are studying Ancient Greece. I've been using History Pockets and really like them; they take some of the guesswork out of which topics to cover with an outline and various activities. One of the activities for the "Language and Literature" section was discussing lyric poetry and writing your own poem. Mind … Continue reading Life Goes On


Favorite Places

Last week Phil and I celebrated our 14th wedding anniversary.  Just like we do every year during the warmer months, we had taken a few days and blocked them off as camping days, choosing our anniversary week to go somewhere.  Well, since money has been tight (there's been Phil's new truck, a new well pump … Continue reading Favorite Places


Can it be December first already?  I've been purposefully avoiding this space, as it eats up time I do not have! Since I don't want you to think I dropped off the face of the earth, however, here are some highlights from the past couple months: In September, we ended the camping year with our annual trip to … Continue reading Current