Monthly Archives: November 2008

boys poems

We are studying various literature genres and are on “Poetry” right now. Here are some original verses by the boys:This first one is by Sam. He wants to enter it in the State Fair and says if it wins? He … Continue reading

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I got some splainin’ to do…

Oh Lucy. I’m sorry. I brought you home and meant to do better. To get the yes, I promised John I would devote hours every day into making you the best trained, most agreeable canine ever. Somehow we didn’t get … Continue reading

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I still want to…

1. take tapdancing lessons.2. visit the East Coast, especially Boston. 3. run a 10K. 4. have a well trained dog. 5. see Third Day in concert. 6. have grandchildren. lots. 7. learn how to grow anything from a seed. 8. … Continue reading

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today’s quote

“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” -Ann Landers (1918-2002)

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notebooking

or lapbooking, as it is also called, is a great supplement to our everyday curriculum. We don’t do it as much as I’d like but when we do, it’s great fun that reinforces what we’ve studied (much better than a … Continue reading

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Flock of birds

Flock of birds, originally uploaded by McFourth.

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Life lessons, reviewed.

We were driving to Portland, flying down black asphalt in our heavy old Suburban. The fat sheep and verdant meadows gliding past us were a silent, beautiful backdrop to our excited laughter and talk. A large flock of blackbirds caught … Continue reading

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