You know that moment when you're racing through the airport to catch a plane and you decide to take advantage of the moving sidewalk? Suddenly your right foot and your left foot aren't coordinating quite right and your arms are windmilling and you hear that cartoon cowbell sound they always play just before the crash.... Continue Reading →
Homeschool 2016: Thinking With Forever Glasses On
It's the first week back. That means we're still eating breakfast -- the good kind, with fruit and waffles and mmmm, bacon. We can still locate sharpened pencils (though we did somehow misplace a book on Monday. Monday, people. The first day. Not to worry, it turned up, obviously, in the closed, dusty, cabinet under... Continue Reading →
School days, school days.
Books, poems, paper airplanes, walks in the woods, caterpillars, magnifying glasses, music, tasty things that can be measured, fascinating people, unbelievable tales of adventure and derring-do, wonder, telescopes, paint, hammer and nails, candle wax, beeswax, curls of pencil shavings, smudges, laughing, brain teasers, trivia, hearts poured out on paper, challenge, reward, curiosity, dreams. School starts... Continue Reading →