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September Passing

To the Light of September When you are already here you appear to be only a name that tells of you whether you are present or not and for now it seems as though you are still summer still the... Continue Reading →

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Blessed Summer Days

Last night my sweetie and I went out together. He had some shopping to do and I just needed to get dishwasher detergent and salt water taffy. I forgot the detergent but did remember the taffy...my ability to focus lately... Continue Reading →

Journal: The Drunken Pikachu and Blueberry Pie

I've reached the point in this year's home schooling adventure when I just want to shut the books and be done. Take a week or two off just to breathe a bit and slow down. I wish. We just have... Continue Reading →

The Evolution of Poetry & Breakfast

For Christy. Thank you for asking and the bittersweet trip down memory lane... We've been appreciating poetry and food together for a few years now. In the early years we paired historical treats with a book from our history studies. We... Continue Reading →

Project 52: Capturing the Ordinary Magnitude

Today is cold and snow spirals from the colorless sky. The boys are rowdy outside with their politically incorrect toy guns. Boots appears to be annoyed with the boys' loud play. She's been watching the bird feeder all afternoon, hiding in... Continue Reading →

Writing: Sparkles

Part of the Brave Writer lifestyle is weekly freewriting on a variety of topics. Sometimes we use prompts and other times the kids have their own ideas. After eight weeks (or whenever I bother to remember) the kids all choose one of their freewrites... Continue Reading →

List Poems

My crew composed list poems a couple of weeks ago. Oldest combined his poem with a history assignment. Middle boy worked a recent science experiment into his work and Sparkles got philosophical with color. We all thought there was more... Continue Reading →

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