SUMMER

OUR HOMESCHOOL IN PICTURES

  We officially began our new homeschool year last week giving us something more to do with these hot August days. Here's a bit of what we've been up to around here: 1. reading The Burgess Bird Book for Children in the backyard…

sweet goodbyes.

Everything ends at some point. Some endings bring relief, like the end of childbirth or a difficult test or race, while other endings cause a sort of grief, like reaching the bottom of a good cup of coffee or book or, like today, the end…
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a brimming independence

I imagined this summer differently a few months ago. Mark had a full summer of classes planned and our family budget had dramatically shrunk this year, both leaving little room for a typical vacation. As usual, we carved out time to see…

summer: the sweet, lethargic hammock of rest

Wow. It's July. I know, technically it's time for another {this moment} but I've noticed myself succumbing to the ease of photo blogging and failing to actually retrieve the thoughts and words filling our life right now. And as you've probably…
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our homeschool in pictures | SUMMERTIME

Each May, I stand at Summer's doorstep, overcome with her freedom and bounty, only to watch too many events and activities drain those warm days like a funnel filled with fine, white sand. This year, attempting once again to savor our days…