Several years ago, I bought M a carving knife from a nifty online store that carried left handed tools. I forget which one. It came from Japan – talk about mystique. But Dan thought we should wait a bit before handing Continue reading Wood Shaving in the Kitchen
You can see M’s team mates piloting their robot at 34:34, and Ben on the other side of the table working as a referee in black and white stripes, and a green and orange hood.
“Mom, there is a big difference between being mean and establishing boundaries.”
We listened to Brandon Sanderson’s Alcatraz books on the way to and from Pennsylvania. The narrator sounds a lot like Brandon Sanderson himself on the Writing Excuses podcast – good punctuation? We did skip the second book so K would have something to Continue reading K’s Lego portrait of Bastille, from Alcatras VS the Knights of Chrystallia
All 5 college applications are in. We should start hearing back from them in 3-5 weeks. Even though all the colleges Ben was applying to said they’d take the Common App’s Homeschool supplement, it was not after all a waste Continue reading What do I want to remember for the next kid’s college applications?
We slipped out of school a bit earlier than I’d planned so we could get ready for our trip to Dan’s parents on the 26th, only to get a case of the collywobbles and put the journey off until Monday, Continue reading Back from Pennsylvania