pancakes then and now

sunday is pancake day at the dragon house, and often i think of the other pancakes while i am stirring batter and pouring maple syrup. on this chilly fall morning, i added cinnamon and apple slices. for anyone newer to reading my blog, i don’t use the real names of other peoples’ children. years ago . . . → Read More: pancakes then and now

~two months in the life of a lifelong learner~ turrets and portcullises

minecraft fortress building was a frequent occupation these past two months. quinn has also been inspired to build games in scratch, making use of a book fair purchase to familiarize with how to use code within the scratch framework to generate a game.

birthday books; on the right, . . . → Read More: ~two months in the life of a lifelong learner~ turrets and portcullises

~rainbow mondays~ finding the color

colorless: right around this time of year, things start to feel about like this for me: washed out gray birds in a gray sky flying south without me. my rainbow practice becomes increasingly important for me to strive to do, so i can remember there is actually still a lot of color in the . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ finding the color

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 of unschool~ the merry-go-round went around again

the beginning of the month was spring break, featuring unschooling in its rawest form (you know, without going to school), which i wrote about in spring break in the age of reason.

pictured here are some writing he was doing using 3-finger grip (he was creating sequels to some books from . . . → Read More: ~a month of unschool~ the merry-go-round went around again

~this moment~

~a friday ritual~

a photo capturing a moment from the week.

a simple, special moment.

a moment i want to pause, savor and remember

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~a month of unschool~ play learn

(posted june 2013)

~lego university!~ building a model ship (from a kit)~ drawing an awesome ewok birthday card for a friend who likes star wars almost as much as quinn does~

~academic stuff like discussing the spanish language over pancakes (he asked enough questions to make me . . . → Read More: ~a month of unschool~ play learn

~this moment~ yonopoly with friends

~a friday ritual~

photos capturing a moment from the week.

a simple, special moment.

a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.

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~this moment~

~a friday ritual~

photos capturing a moment from the week.

a simple, special moment.

a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.

other posts you may enjoy:~this moment~ wet on wet~this moment~~this moment~ restored6 month garden time lapse

educational priorities ~ a mamafesto

custody mediation is a roller coaster ride. focusing on one of the peaks of the experience, i had the opportunity to spend time writing up my priorities for quinn’s education, and i find that i continue to think about it and tweak it even though the decision has been made and quinn is, for reals, . . . → Read More: educational priorities ~ a mamafesto