~two and a half months in the life of a lifelong learner~ dragonflies to dragons

clearly, this is long overdue!

i’m writing this during the cold november rain, so it warms my heart a little to look back over summer sunshine and fun! and of course, learning.

i’m mostly relying on photographic evidence to remind me of . . . → Read More: ~two and a half months in the life of a lifelong learner~ dragonflies to dragons

~rainbow mondays~ birthday butterflies and broken boards

red: maple waiting on the sidelines to get transplanted.

red: handsome fiance, pressing apple cider like a boss.

orange: we’ll take the little bit of fall color that we get here on the oregon coast.

yellow: vine maples down by the bayou.

green: some more lovely fall specimens

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~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ kites, shrinky dinks, and synesthesia

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

~rainbow mondays~ birds, blossoms and a rainbow of eggs

happy rainbow easter monday!

it’s an overdue, overstuffed rainbow of eggs and flower buds and all things symbolic of springing forth new life! hurray for spring!

psst! rubber bands were a fun, accidental discovery for using what we had on hand for egg dying!

pink: sunrise on sunrader

red: . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ birds, blossoms and a rainbow of eggs

make like a geek ~ game sliders and creative dice rolling

a long time ago (2015), in a galaxy far, far away, there was a yoda snowflake.

yes, it all started with a yoda snowflake. that was what possessed me to buy another exact-o knife, even though somewhere in storage, there is already a perfectly serviceable exact-o knife in my possession. even for what could . . . → Read More: make like a geek ~ game sliders and creative dice rolling

~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ miracles

the trouble with blog posts is, there’s no way to make them scratch-and-sniff. perhaps i can utilize some sort of jedi mind trick to make you smell this clove-filled orange while you read about our month of lifelong learning.

rich’s daughter and her fiance . . . → Read More: ~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ miracles

a year in the life of a lifelong learner

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

~rainbow mondays~ outer space, inner space

hello, tuesday! it’s time for another rainbow monday! you’ll have that when you are working 2.5 jobs, trying to buy a house, and let’s throw in jury duty just for fun! whee!

 

i don’t know, something about driving by a full rainbow right over the ocean at lost creek this week inspired . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ outer space, inner space

8 is great!

more of our magical weekend of celebrating quinn’s 8th birthday…

we invited our chosen family and also actual family (the pancakes!) to a dragon party. we were blessed with gorgeous weather (the breeze was a little chilly, but the sun was magnificent!) so i was up at 6 am popping up the canopy and setting . . . → Read More: 8 is great!

~rainbow mondays~ dragons r us

it’s rainbow tuesday again! we had a magical week celebrating a certain boy turning 8 years old, and an even more magical weekend! more pictures to come, this is just a taste of the rainbow.

red, and friends: after five or more years in storage to become a quilt, i decided to abandon the . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ dragons r us