10-23 to 12-23
quinn and i collaborated once again to create a fun halloween costume: bulbasaur the pokemon.
we took quinn’s fourth grader free state park pass on the road and hung out at the yaquina head lighthouse one afternoon to watch . . . → Read More: ~two months in the life of a lifelong learner~ becoming a dragon
quinn started off the month with a health setback. i knew he wasn’t feeling too great, because one afternoon he told me, “my whole body hurts!” i took some time to talk him through what he meant by that, and it turned out his toe and his throat . . . → Read More: ~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ kites, shrinky dinks, and synesthesia
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!
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
~a friday ritual~
a photo capturing a moment from the week.
a simple, special moment.
a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.
psst! some brief housekeeping notes. if you read this blog using google reader, please click over now and save the . . . → Read More: ~this moment~ foxgloves
i love our home. i love the laundry running on the super-dry cycle by the woodstove. i love the christmas lights twinkling all around the rooms. i love the enormous trees surrounding our home like they are the world’s tallest sentries standing guard. i love the moss on the roof. i love the long . . . → Read More: where fedex fears to tread
(posted june 2013)
~mathing; uno, mama-made worksheets upon request~
~arting; fine arts, music and drama~
~reading; more mama worksheets, lots of harry potter at bedtime, and books with friends~
. . . → Read More: ~a month of unschool~ adventing
another back-dated month of unschooling, so my recollections will be hazy. (i am posting this as of june 2013.)
~fall gardening, apple picking, and apple cider pressing~
~being a food dryer helper, making ants on a log, inventing ants in a . . . → Read More: ~a month of unschool~ scrabble tiles and allen wrenches