Ruby Tuesday

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Or, The Story of How it All Played Out.     I don’t have a picture of Ruby handy, so you’ll have to settle for a picture of Kalina, Ruby’s babysitter.   So yesterday sounded a bit hectic, right? For … Continued

Shooting Wide Open

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  I’ve received many comments and questions about my lens since I mentioned having it back. It’s a 50 mm 1.4. As soon as I had it back in my possession, I had to play around  and get to know … Continued

Homeschooling with Toddlers

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Originally posted March 2009 Yesterday during school, one of my children ran into a word they didn’t know: “eliminate”. I explained the meaning, and made a mental note of it. I’ve always put a high priority on vocabulary since language … Continued

We Should Have Named Him Tailor

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A few days ago I made reference to Enoch’s latest sewing  project. He decided he wanted to make  a hunter’s vest.     We checked out a book from the library with sewing projects for boys. Since it was a … Continued

Arrow of Light {Webelos}

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Chuck and Boaz (14) Thursday night our three oldest boys were awarded the highest honor they could receive in Cub Scouts, the Webelos Arrow of Light. This award means that in addition to achieving their Webelos rank, they also completed … Continued

Anatomy of an Afternoon

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Amazing what a mess just four of my children can make, isn't it? But at least it's creative chaos. They are all engaged in something that isn't TV, video games or gossip with friends. This photo is probably the heart … Continued

Random Quote

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Adalia (13): Mom, I have a sore throat… …I've been barking and growling too much. Facebook Comments

What We Read

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And why. I've had a few readers recently ask how we choose our read aloud books. I wish I could tell you I had some grand plan about  which books to read and when. Some map, covering sixteen important topics … Continued

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