Monthly Archives: October 2010

I did my chores!

Our great friends the Rabons found this chore chart system at a homeschool convention this past summer. As soon as I saw it, I just knew we needed to follow suit and acquire some for our family. It is really … Continue reading

Posted in family, quick | 1 Comment

how to think green – the answer was “clear”

With all our handwriting things we work on and Halle’s mental math drills, I was using a lot of paper and a lot of ink printing them out every day. I did not like the waste at all! Sure, we … Continue reading

Posted in quick | Tagged | 1 Comment

attached to the boat in spicy water

This past weekend, we went up to the family lakehouse with my dad and stepmom. The house is on Lake Livingston and was built by my grandfather almost 30 years ago. We used to be able to make it up … Continue reading

Posted in family, quick | Tagged | 1 Comment

sometimes the word ‘bottom’ doesn’t actually mean ‘bottom’

“Let us draw the curtain of charity over the rest of this scene…” The above quote was from Mark Twain in his book ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ at the close of a chapter where the author chose not to … Continue reading

Posted in Jo, low, quick | 1 Comment