~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

~black and white wednesdays~ all i ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by

“like a bird on the wire, like a drunk in a midnight choir i have tried in my way to be free. “

~l. cohen

 

a (late) beaver down by the bayou on our new property. we keep finding ourselves meandering down to the . . . → Read More: ~black and white wednesdays~ all i ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by

~rainbow mondays~ roses are rainbows

one week i’ll make a whole rainbow out of found hearts… this is all i have to show for this week!

it’s still monday-ish, right? here’s a rainbow feast of color from the past few weeks.

pink: dragon perched on a rose

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~the adventures of flat bride~ chapter one ~ introducing flat bride!

pull up a comfortable chair and sit your inner child down for a tea party and a story.

there once was a little girl named mary beth, and she dreamed of one day meeting a handsome man, falling in love, and getting married and living happily ever after. she was a well-rounded child and had . . . → Read More: ~the adventures of flat bride~ chapter one ~ introducing flat bride!

~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ take a picture of it instead

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.

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~rainbow mondays~ it’s always ourselves we find in the sea

welcome to another oregon coast tidepool edition of rainbow mondays…

i’ve got a purple finale planned, so i am going to stick the grays, black and whites, and blinding white light shots up front.

gray, black, and blinding white light.

black and white: yin and yang again

grays: . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ it’s always ourselves we find in the sea

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~

 

i caught a fading rainbow hovering over the road leading to our home of the past several years. thought it seemed a bit poetic!

red: hummingbirds have re-emerged after their hatching phase (we don’t see them for a few weeks in spring at the feeders. they adore this tree with red baubles.

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~rainbow mondays~ feather, spine, antler, tentacle, berry, petal, claw

playing a little catch-up today after a very busy few weeks of getting the our living school summer program underway… here’s an extra long rainbow monday post!

red: elderberries everywhere!

red: i walked up to this crab when quinn and i were tidepooling . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ feather, spine, antler, tentacle, berry, petal, claw

a month of unschool

field trips! unschooling is always a field trip-oriented way to learn, but there is something about late may/early june that inspires an upsurge in field trip activities even for us. the gravitational pull of the open world becomes stronger and we do not try to resist. we went tidepooling and saw one of . . . → Read More: a month of unschool