Category Archives: Noel

More Discoveries Around Town

This city is overrun with so many underutilized yet incredible resources. Yesterday, our homeschool group met at Anita Gorman Discovery Center. It’s about a mile from our home, and I’ve driven by it multiple times, yet, we’d never been. And … Continue reading

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Exploring

I have heard a lot about The Local Pig, and as the granddaughter, great-granddaughter and great-great-granddaughter of butchers, I went on a mission to check it out today. As I typed it into my Google Maps app, I realized it … Continue reading

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How’s THAT Going?

Sometimes, when I run into people we went to school with (or, anyone for that matter), they will ask me about homeschooling. It is usually in the form of “How’s THAT going?!?”, like instead of teaching our kids at home, … Continue reading

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My Smile Campaign

Sometimes I’ll catch myself as I walk by a mirror or a window where I see my reflection. Here’s what I see: a woman with pursed lips, a scowl, hunkered over (not all the time, but enough). Since the new … Continue reading

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Genius

There’s always been that special something about him. He’ll say things like, “That’s odd,” or, “Precicely.” If you gave him a 500 page Lego book, he’d start on page 1 with the building instructions, and do each model, page by … Continue reading

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Kindergarten baby, sitting in gravy

Who came up with THAT saying? Noel started his first day of kindergarten today. I couldn’t sleep last night. I was the only one tossing an turning. I still feel like I should be rocking him to sleep in my … Continue reading

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Time in a Bottle

The only light in my kids’ room. Their little nightlight. I tried to get a picture of the fireflies we caught that are sitting on their windowsill, but it wasn’t working out. Noel stayed up a little late and he … Continue reading

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