Last summer I looked for copies of the books on the list of Great Books Ben could choose from in the Well Trained Mind. I downloaded all the free ones from Google Books and Project Gutenberg. Today I asked Ben Continue reading Just collecting the books
Last week as we walked around Rockland Lake, a movie crew was cleaning up after some shooting. Since they were just popping the balloons anyway, we asked if K could have them. Of course, that did mean that we drove Continue reading He’s finished reading Don Quixote, now what?
I glanced back in the notebook where I write down M’s narrations after I read him his chapter from the Story of the World Early Modern Times. We do somewhat modified narrations, not purely Charlotte Mason ones: if he’s stuck, Continue reading So that’s that M thinks of (Medieval)Royal Life.
Cristina at Home Spun Juggling has done it – Her first 2 years of comics are in print form, in time for Christmas delivery!
Lovely podcast recommend for you knitting/literature lovers – with show notes with maps, and diagrams, and fun stuff like what an Aquiline Nose looks like. It’s Craftlit. Although she’s doing Dracula right now, so it’s not really for kids at Continue reading So that’s what an Aquiline Nose looks like
Welcome to the Carnival of homeschooling. I’ve dug through my blog and photo archive to see what things were typically happening in our family in early December. Over a month since the change, and we were still not used to Continue reading The Carnival of Homeschooling: the Gingerbread Can Cure Poison Hour Edition.
DH and I have a have a lot of worship habits, mostly in a good way, not a mindless way – we keep a chronological Bible in the tea towel drawer handy for DH to grab and read a proverb Continue reading How do I spend time with God? (and homeschool)
My friend Annie has a great tutorial for rubbing off a pants pattern from her children’s pants that already fit – so that when she makes her ‘surprise’ Christmas PJs for them, they fit. My sister in law used to Continue reading PJ Tutorial at Learning as We Go
A few years ago, while researching cheap costumes for a co-op theater class, I came across Paper Mask Making by Michael Grater at the library, I used it so much, DH bought me a copy from Dover for my birthday Continue reading Mask Making
We are a family of Geeks. I’m even studying Geek Chic for knitting patterns (Steam Punk being another interesting field). DH’s soldering iron is always out on his desk – so the Ben Heck Show is right up our alley Continue reading Fun Teckie Internet Show
Free pdf home experiment link, from the American Chemical Society. There is an associated podcast too, but I haven’t listened to it yet; I’m saving it for the dishes.
to listen to Marcus Du Sautoy’s radio history of mathematics.