Category Archives: School

Final First Day

Now we have all started back with classes. Today Lauren and I started back with Classical Conversations.  Lauren is in a class of ten, and we had a pretty good first day, at least I did. Hopefully, they all did … Continue reading

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It’s Been Awhile

I don’t know how it got to be three weeks since we’ve posted anything. Must have something to do with school starting. The girls are in the thick of it, writing papers, reading, researching, and math—always math. But the year … Continue reading

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Pickin’ and Grinnin’

This is what I picked today. And they are grinning because yesterday was the first day back to class.

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Has It Really Been Two Weeks?

Not sure where the last two weeks went. After company left, we have slowly gotten back into a summer time routine, which means not one at all. We have, however, begun to set our sights on the upcoming school year … Continue reading

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Weather Info

I have found a “Personal Weather Station” that is about 120 feet higher in elevation and about half a mile across the valley, up the hill from our house. I have put a sticker on the right side of the … Continue reading

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Speech Contest

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been working on a speech for a speech contest that is sponsored by Modern Woodmen of America. It is for grades 5 to 8.  The topic for this year was “A Time When Volunteers Made … Continue reading

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Herrington Update

Rebekah had a belated birthday with friends last weekend. They made bracelets and enjoyed spending the afternoon together. The impending company forced us to unpack relocate all of our boxes. The living room/dining room/kitchen looks like someone has moved in now. … Continue reading

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