Monthly Archives: May 2013

Weekend Miscellaneous

We are not having good luck with the birds. It seems the mom disappeared, which resulted in all the babies dying. The dad is still around, maybe he’ll start over. We cleaned out the box, and someone is starting to … Continue reading

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Beginnings and Endings

The baby birds have arrived. Feeding those five little mouths must be a non-stop chore. Though papa did take a break on the backyard fence long enough for me to take his picture. The girls all finished school, including their … Continue reading

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Comings and Goings

We think we might have babies with all the coming and going today. We’ll check tomorrow. Is this the look of a proud papa? And speaking of going: I may be going back to the feed store for some more … Continue reading

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Water Park Trip

A couple of weeks ago, my Classical Conversations class went on a class trip to Wilderness at the Smokies, a water park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. We arrived on Sunday, and then spent that evening and pretty much the whole … Continue reading

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The other day, the “bluebird lady” stopped by to check on our bluebird house. Bluebird numbers were in such a decline by the 70s that the North Carolina Bluebird Society sought to increase their numbers. We have a county coordinator … Continue reading

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End of the Year

Another school year has come and gone (well almost). First day of school: Last day of school: We finished up our last day of Classical Conversations yesterday. Both girls have a little math left to do, but the end really … Continue reading

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That Time of Year Again

A few days ago… But thanks to the neighbor and his tractor… Now the first two rows are planted with peas and beans.

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