Nostalgia We have been homeschooling our kids for 18 years and that’s a mighty long time. Maybe it’s too long! Maybe it’s not long enough because I still doubt myself sometimes. I never had a burning desire to school my children at home. Those people always seemed a little fringy to me and I definitely … More Slice of Life: Day 13
Band happens on Friday. Practice happens on Thursday night. Books, instruments and stand go into the truck Thursday night. Mom crawls into her bed Thursday night with her laptop to write a slice of life. Dad has been asleep every night when mom has gotten into bed. Mom has sliced every night instead of going … More Slice of Life: Day 8
Marbling with oil based paints is marvelously brilliant!
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Face up, under the belly of my son’s car, my husband was elbow deep in a repair. Suddenly I leaned over the bumper and asked, “Hon, don’t you have one good adventure left in you? ” That was 9:00 Sunday evening, August 20th. An hour later, my hubby came inside: “Alright! You’ve got me,” he … More Astronomically Speaking…
What’s gargantuan, gorgeous and gratuitous? The Georgia Governor’s Mansion! That’s right! The Governor’s Mansion is absolutely free to tour and hosts regular visits throughout the year. If you live near your state capitol, odds are you have a governor’s mansion to tour. If not, a local public building or historic home will do. Many places … More Cheap Field Trips # 2
In the spirit of stop-and-smell-the-roses, we’ve been making an extra effort to take cheap field trips this year. Cheap could be free, or just cheap! The best thing…these are fun little outings that get us off our routine and don’t require any preparation or great expenditure of funds. I will be sharing these experiences in a … More Cheap Field Trips # 1
There’s been a lot of talk lately about life, abortion and women’s rights. I’ve been thinking about my own struggle with these issues. Perhaps my story can give perspective to others who grapple with these things. As an only child, I grew up in a home with two loving parents, both of whom wanted to … More Confessions of a Previously Pro-Choice Woman