I had high hopes for today. I stayed up burning the midnight oil (isn’t that what Proverbs 31 women are supposed to do?) to prepare for the week. I sorted and opened the mail that piled up last week. I went through the papers, magazines and books that were overflowing on the dining table. I […]
Through this past decade or more of homeschooling, I’ve tried a lot of things to help us in our quest to ‘get school done’ and keep track of what we are doing. We’ve done daily white board lists, assignment binder systems, assignment sheets that mom printed, lesson planners that I filled out as we went […]
The Blog Post I wrote in the dark of the night on my iPhone notepad… and never planned to actually publish: I can remember when I used to come here to write the first thoughts… the journal entries of my day. The blank page was just a close friend listening. Only my fingers, the keyboard, […]
Memo to my Readers: I have this 15 year old son… who wrote a really great book review on Memorial Day… that you might want to go read. That is all.
Spring is a quick passing breeze in Texas. We start to feel rather summery in May. This year seems to have been pretty mild as far as the weather goes, though. We are just now beginning to get the first signs of the heat waves that will be here in June. Being as preoccupied as […]
In case you haven’t noticed yet, I’m a native Texan… and we Texans have a little crush on our state. Especially lovely are the things we think make Texas wonderful: like bluebonnets, which happen to be the state flower. This year’s bluebonnets were THICK, y’all. Maybe it was the drought last year? That’s what we […]
It isn’t too late to thank a good mother just because the national holiday has come and gone. Moms don’t get a day off – and it seems kind of silly to limit the gratitude to one day per year. Trust me. I know first hand (times 4) how much encouragement a mom needs all […]