Here it is -- the end of April -- and while our homeschool year won't officially end until July or August, I begin now to start thinking about what I want to finish, what I'll carry over to next year, what to work on over the summer, and we start to shift to other meaningful … Continue reading A year of meaningful work
This is my favorite time of year. Everything is fresh, and so many flowers are blooming. The leaves on the trees are bright green and lustrous, and the branches support the baby birds who just fledged from their nest. Seedlings are popping up in the garden, and they are strong. I know that in a couple … Continue reading Everything’s Coming Up Yellow (Well, Almost)
Note: This column was published in the Barrow Journal on April 30, 2014. This is a beautiful time of year for walking in the woods, and last week we had an especially fun hike at Ft. Yargo State Park. Besides the weather being perfect, we discovered wildlife, blooming flowers and a new trail. After studying … Continue reading Spring Discoveries at Ft. Yargo
Note: This column was published in the Barrow Journal on April 16, 2014. Like everyone, I am so happy that spring is here. And Easter is coming here. And summer is coming. And summer camps. And, oh my. Time has a way of just slipping by, especially when the breezes carry the sweet smells of flowering trees, … Continue reading The Non-Garden
Happy Easter, Happy Passover, Happy Spring......!