I studied chemistry at Houghton College. By some miracle, I did pass analytical chem, so at one time, I dried a crucible in a kiln, and weighted it to make sure it was completely clean and dry, after it cooled Continue reading It’s time to COUNT THINGS
The Well Trained Mind Blog is starting a three part guest series on dysgraphia. – The student she is describing sounds like me. And my boys, K isn’t old enough to loose her temper over writing yet, she looses it Continue reading If you also have a pencil throw-er
So, we aren’t the only ones who use pocket charts to get organized. K is singing in her crib, DH took the guys to Target, their pockets were burning with allowance money. I am about to go dig out the Continue reading Another family uses pocket charts
I did set up a spreadsheet with sizes, gauge, and approximate stitch count, but since the mittens have a mix of stitches, those numbers are only so helpful. I took the mitten that is so big it fits my husband, Continue reading Pattern Grading Process
I got teased enough – I set up my own account on Facebook, instead of pirating DH’s and writing "Ignore the headshot, this is Chris writing." It was amusing this morning, trying to find the place on facebook to indicate Continue reading Trying Facebook Again as Me
DH and our visitor just took all three kids and a picnic lunch for a drive to the shore. I have the house to myself. Oh the possibilities, let me not waste any more of the time in idle web Continue reading The Wide Open Riches
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The Pattern is up, now I’m back to running a home with a cold. Tomorrow is the last co-op class, and both boys are so excited to go…and both boys are so sick and may not get to go. We’ll Continue reading More Now What?
After 3 weeks, 5 test knitters, two of whom were also editors, and one volunteer layout editor, it’s up. I can’t believe how beautiful it looks, (Sorry if you are not on Ravelry, I havent’ figured out how to make Continue reading My First Ever Pattern is Up
K finally fell asleep. I have worked in the garden, supper should be easy, I have laundry going – I feel a bit discontented though because the Carnival is up, and it was fun, but now what? Here’s a list Continue reading What do I need to do now?
I looked through our photo archive to see what was ‘typical’ for us for April. Sara’s post at Handmade Homeschool sums up the best of what I found – and takes away any guilt about it in Permission Slip. We Continue reading The Carnival of Homeschooling: the Front Porch Re-Opening and other April Goodness Edition