Monthly Archives: October 2015

If You Could Learn Whatever You Wanted…

  This morning Em wasn’t feeling well. She listed a litany of ailments, but her eyes told a different story – one way or another, a day off of homeschooling was in order. We don’t typically break for summer, and … Continue reading

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What Tomorrow Brings

A few weeks ago, we received a letter from the Oklahoma Department of Family Services. It was informing us that there was a child currently in state care, a little girl. We knew little else, other than the child was not … Continue reading

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The Perfect Book…

  I have been put on a book buying freeze by my husband. This translates to a reduction on book buying on my part, since I am terrible at listening/obeying such edicts. This weekend we stopped by Cargo Largo, an anything goes … Continue reading

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There Are No Straight Lines

Shall I describe my morning to you? It started with… researching commissary medical care with a doctor in Topeka, then delved into opossum etymology and behaviors (we caught one in the chicken coop last night), checking the score on the … Continue reading

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The LEARN Writers Group

I’m learning a lot from the writing class I’m teaching. I’m learning not to panic because I’m pretty sure that children are like sharks, they can smell fear like sharks smell blood, and then really, you are done for. I’m … Continue reading

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