Category Archives: Home school

Finished

Another year complete, and for Dana and I the end of 15 years of homeschooling. And, of course, the obligatory Dr. Pepper floats to celebrate.

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Gardening

The first of the gladiolus are coming up, and we continue to plant a few more each week. Hopefully they’ll provide plenty of summer color. We also planted a couple of dahlia bulbs today that we got from a friend … Continue reading

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Three Instead of Four; Four Instead of Three

The plan for the week was to make four trips to Chattanooga: 1) Last Friday we went to drop Dana off at the airport to fly to Texas to be with her mom, pick up Lauren at Covenant, come back … Continue reading

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And Just Like That

It’s back to school for Rebekah and I. We started on Tuesday with another year of Classical Conversations. For Rebekah’s senior year she is doing a half day at CC: Shakespeare, Philosophy, and Chemistry. She’s doing two classes at home: … Continue reading

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Closing

We have an official closing date of September 20. We’ve bought some appliances and started thinking about paint colors (that’s an overwhelming proposition—what is the actual difference between “hazy dawn” and “coconut cream”?). We’ve made a list of what needs … Continue reading

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Spring

I think spring has finally won the battle, but it’s been a long time coming. It dropped below freezing the last day of April, but the trend has been upward since, even getting into the 80s a couple of days … Continue reading

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Spring Break, Part 1

Spring Break can be a little odd when you homeschool and have sisters in college. We picked up Lauren last night from Covenant and she’ll be home with us for a week. Rebekah is enjoying—mostly—time off from school while she’s … Continue reading

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Comings and Goings

Dana spent a week with her mom during the first of October while I was out of town. And on Friday, we picked Lauren up from Covenant for a long weekend—she’s off on Monday and Tuesday. It has been nice … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Three

We dropped Jenna off last night at Belhaven to begin her junior year. She’s all ready to go and should have a fun year with a class in aesthetics, Victorian Lit., History of Grammatical Structures (they are using a text … Continue reading

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Eclipse

We thoroughly enjoyed the total solar eclipse from our front yard. Jenna hung up her Eno that she got from the Baileys and we hung out in the shade of the trees in the front yard as it got dimmer … Continue reading

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