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The Drop Box, a Documentary about Life

A bell chimes and Pastor Lee Jong-rak hurries past shelves of baby supplies to the drop box at the front of his house.  He opens its door and finds yet another baby.  Carefully he carries it back to the warmth of the living quarters, unwraps it while volunteers and some of his children watch, and […]

Our Little Vacation

My dear husband decided that I needed a break, so the Little Misses and I accompanied him to a conference.  What a lovely little vacation it was! We visited Ripley’s Aquarium:     We ate very, very well, and I had no gluten problems:   And it was so pleasant to sit peacefully above the stop-and-go […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Weeding, Learning, and Driving

In our lives this week… I feel as though we have been very busy.  Once again I’ve discovered that being busy at home (the title of my friend Jenn’s blog) is much more peaceful than being out and about.  That is something to keep in mind when planning our school year. So what did we […]

Appreciating our Veterans

Today is Remembrance Day, a time for remembering those who fought for freedom throughout the world for learning about them. Since we are of Dutch descent, our family focuses on thanking the Canadian soldiers who freed my parents, my in-laws and the rest of the Dutch people.  These veterans are getting older every year, but we did meet […]

Field Trip: Upper Canada Village

Nestled on the St. Lawrence River in Eastern Ontario, Upper Canada Village represents a busy community in the 1860’s.  We visit it every few years with a whole group of homeschoolers, and each year something else stands out.  One year it was the ripe pears falling from the trees, one year it was being handed […]

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