We had our West Texas fix this weekend; Cacti, kolaches, red dusty roads, fossil hunting and a lot of love and laughter. I always love our weekends in Stamford (or wherever they hold the reunions – it changes every now and then). I wrote a lot about the reunion the last time we went. Seems […]
Updates on the farm mess and animals, garden, greenhouse, and our Texas field trip adventures… not to mention some links and info you won’t want to miss!
We’ve been a great many field trips in all the years I’ve homeschooled. We started homeschooling in 2001. I began blogging about it in 2005, and many of our field trips have been documented in some fashion here. I still have a ton to get blogged, but homeschooling got ahead of me – my eldest […]
There are so many stories of the wilderness in the Bible. In the wilderness, a place of barrenness and hunger, God nourishes with manna… Jesus is tempted, God’s people are tested, revelation and law is given, miracles happen, and God makes covenants with nations. He calls many a great man into the desert to begin […]
A few years ago, when my little wranglers were knee-high to a grasshopper, I took them to the Chisholm Trail Days in Georgetown, Texas. They wrote a little blurb about it in the Georgetown View the year after we went if you wanted to get a glimpse of what it might have been like when you […]
I saw a quote on someone’s instagram this week and I can’t even begin to remember what it said, but the gist of it was this: “Life is not going to be perfect. Don’t expect it to be.” My comment was, “Embrace the drama.” And you know… I’ve had to learn this as a skill. […]
Once upon a time, back before Facebook and Twitter even existed, I homeschooled the old fashioned way. I used email Yahoo groups to connect with other homeschool moms in my area and we shared a little teacher’s lounge online and helped each other with projects. One of those projects was a fun IN-REAL-LIFE spiral notebook […]