Monthly Archives: January 2006

Yes Virginia, you can homeschool without a college degree

Well the misinformation is starting again. A new bill has been introduced into the state legislature that would remove a couple of extra hoops that parents who do not hold a college degree need to go through. This would be … Continue reading

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Beach Pictures

We spent this summer in Ocean City, Maryland and had a wonderful time. This picture was taken on the beach waiting for 4th of July fireworks. This blowfish was outside the Kite Shop on 4th Street. Pretty cool! Enjoying the … Continue reading

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Trying something…

Decided that it was about time that I figured out how to load pictures to my blog. Turns out to be pretty easy! Obviously this is Jason and Kyle. ) Nothing like a box to play in… Hmmmm…now I need … Continue reading

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Did you know?

That pushing the elevator button on the outside is not the same as pushing the elevator button on the inside? It it is definitely more desirable to push the inside. And is worth running over your brother to get there … Continue reading

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More info on Homeschoolers getting into college

Tara on the VaEclecticHS email list forwarded this article about how college admissions folks are coming to view homeschool applicants. “Homeschooled students, by and large, are a liberal arts college’s dream,” says Sabena Moretz-Van Namen, associate director of admission at … Continue reading

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I am addicted to audible.com!

OK…so I have been looking at audible.com for awhile and finally took the plunge around New Years. How cool is this? They have a great selection of audio books that you can download to your computer and then either burn … Continue reading

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Too many good books out there…Part 1

I have come to the realization that there are just too many good authors and books out there. I have so many books I want to read with the boys and just not enough time to do it! Not to … Continue reading

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Help for those addicted to blogs

I found out about this from another blog, so I figured that I should probably pass it on. If you are like me and have several favorite blogs that you like to check out, you can use Bloglines to more … Continue reading

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Moo Cow Fan Club

The boys and I just finished reading the latest issue of the Moo Cow Fan Club on Egypt. It was wonderful! We really love, love, love this magazine. It is relatively new and only comes out 4 times a year … Continue reading

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It is good to have days like today

Got off to a slow start this morning. Not sure why. The boys pretty much played game cube and watched tv until I got breakfast. I have been trying to find time in our days to start reading The Story … Continue reading

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Major Technological Breakthrough

This came through on my UU Homeschoolers email list and just cracked me up! Go out and get yours now! Introducing the new Bio-Optic Organized Knowledge device, trade named: BOOK BOOK is a revolutionary breakthrough in technology: no wires, no … Continue reading

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I love Jon Scieszka!

I can’t tell you how much fun we have been having with his books! I have already blogged about the fun we had with The Stinky Cheeseman and Other Fairly Stupid Tales. The boys absolutely loved the parodies and it … Continue reading

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