manger ~ gertrude kesabier ~ 1899
on this international women’s day, i want to share some thoughts i’ve been collecting since before the election, concerning the experience of victims/survivors of domestic violence. i realize domestic violence is not a rainbows and butterflies topic, but it is one of the most important . . . → Read More: ~black and white wednesday~ international day of women
for the two weeks that quinn was gone leading up to yesterday (and the start of our two weeks together! yay!) i sent him some advent notes to open each day… and i’m going to store them here for him to be able to look back on someday.
December 10: One thing I love about . . . → Read More: advent affirmations
quinn got to wield the allen wrench and build his bed once again… this time at dragon house 2.0, age 9. flashback to dragon house 1.0, age 5!
some fun foods of . . . → Read More: ~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ i’ve gotta be me
2-23 to 3-23
herring embryos under microscope; it’s bring your child to work day more often than once a year in my world.
the new hatchlings under my care; tiny eyeballs with tails!
in the body . . . → Read More: a month in the life of a lifelong learner ~ green eggs and herring eggs
my 38th birthday started off a little bit earlier than i might have preferred, but it was for a good reason. i needed to feed my 32 tanks full of larval herring their breakfast, which is a 2-hour process each morning, and i am the sunday fish feeder… and instead of doing that work from . . . → Read More: 38 is great!
it’s a magical number. 3 is the magic number, and 9 is the magic number squared! there is so much to love about the number nine and we’ll just try to remain in denial about nine being halfway to eighteen. (gasp!)
nine voyages . . . → Read More: nine is divine!
red: the vacation house is a dragon house, too.
orange: to kick off the weekend, quinn built his ideal band. i believe he had in mind to make this into a video game of sorts, hence the graph paper. he is especially jazzed about having two drum sets. his band also has 2 . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ comfort food
i only just finished posting about last month and it’s time for another one! in this season of dim lighting and puddles, it all feels like a big blur, but when i go back and look through, some gems shine through the murk.
halloween, pokemon style.
. . . → Read More: ~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ take a picture of it instead
the main event on our trip to new york in august was my beloved older brother’s wedding to my beloved sister in law. she’s been in the family since she was still in high school, so it’s not like it was a big surprise or really changed anything, not really. and yet, it was such . . . → Read More: thoughts from the other side of the world
i have been delinquent on posting ~a month of unschool~ for so many months now, that it is time for an update on a whole year! i gave up on the idea of back-dating the posts and decided to do one giant long post of the whole year in the life of one . . . → Read More: a year in the life of a lifelong learner