Monthly Archives: February 2008

Checking in…

Yes, I am still alive. Just lots of stuff going on in real life. Hope to get back to posting soon. In the meantime, saw this comic in several places and had to laugh out loud. The truth hurts I … Continue reading

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Get In Touch With Your Inner Librarian

I have been reading Unshelved for over a year now and realized that I don’t think I have ever mentioned it here. For book-lovers and wanna-be librarians (like me!) it is a must read. A comic set in a fictitious … Continue reading

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Stopping Time…

I came across the Arrow of Time today and found it utterly fascinating! (HT: Photojojo) An Argentinian photographer, Diego Goldberg takes headshots of each member of his family on June 16th of every year. Starting in 1976 (just he and … Continue reading

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Where’s Ben When You Need Him?

When I read things like this, I really wish that Benjamin Franklin was still around to remind us that: Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. I find it … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Meme

Meg always seems to find fun memes and I was looking for a good “Valentine’s Day” post, so figured that I would jump in. 1. What is his name? Jeffrey Charles 2. How long have you been together? 21 years … Continue reading

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To Label or Not to Label

I realized that I forgot to link to a post that I had up at Life Without School back in December, called To Label or Not to Label. One of the issues that I have seen many homeschoolers wrestle with … Continue reading

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Virginia Votes! Are You Still Undecided?

I have been in the Obama camp for awhile now and hope to pull together some of my favorite links and speeches soon. In the meantime and on the eve of the Virginia primary, I thought that I would put … Continue reading

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A Geodesic Experience

One of the advantages to living where we do is the wealth of museums, many of which offer homeschool classes. One such class was the Geodesic Dome class that Jason took at the National Building Museum. This the second class … Continue reading

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I’m Being Good…

I was working on a blog post about a fun geodesic dome class at the National Building Museum that Jason took a week ago, and am finding that I want to take a bit more time with it to be … Continue reading

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Book Video Preview: Percy Jackson IV – Battle of the Labyrinth

Seems like video previews of upcoming books are the new trend in Child’s Lit. The latest is for the latest Percy Jackson book, The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4) which comes out in May … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dark Dreamweaver

This review is way over due…last spring, Sheila of Wands and Worlds contacted me and asked if I would like a review copy of The Dark Dreamweaver which was being released in paperback. It looked like fun, so I took … Continue reading

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Unschooling Voices #12

Kim over at Relaxed Homeschool is hosting Unschooling Voices #12. Wherever you live in this fine, big country-or adjoining country- chances are pretty good that you will spend February 1st gazing out the window at some snow or rain. If … Continue reading

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Glad to Be Homeschooling Boys

Not June recently had a post, Should Boys Be Homeschooled and then followed it up today with additional comments on Girls Rule? I loved her pictures of her boys learning “in boy fashion” so I thought that I would add … Continue reading

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Live Blogging from a Birthday Sleepover

So Jason’s best friend Jack from Ocean City came up this afternoon to help celebrate a belated 11th birthday for Jason. They are having a blast. So far they have done a little of everything…some legos, some pokemon, some Age … Continue reading

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