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Turtle Trauma, Waterpark, Charlotte Mason on Reading Multiple Books

Even before the door slammed shut I knew something was very wrong. Miss 12 had taken the dogs for a walk to our small river, and while they were playing in the water, she used stepping stones to get to a small island. Except one of the ‘stones’ she stepped on was really an enormous […]

Bunny, Homeschool Thoughts, and Books

Imagine sitting on a verandah rocking chair, surrounded by greenery and birdsong, while cuddling a bunny and chatting with a daughter…rejoicing in the knowledge that this is currently the best possible use of my time.  Bunbun, our new little friend, has added so much joy to our lives! Ottawa’s Sunset Ceremonies were spectacular:  the world […]

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 […]

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