A week at the beach :: phfr
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If you’ve tried to sign up for email updates on the sidebar in the last three months, it has not worked. The error is fixed now, so try again and you’ll be in! Sorry about that! ~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~ After wrapping up our school year with testing and poetry at the park, we took a full week to vacation on the Oregon coast at Pacific City.   Pretty ~Pretty View ~ This was … Read More

Testing, testing, 1 2 3
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~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~ We’re done with our school year! And there was great rejoicing. Now it’s time to clean and organize the entire house and plan the next school year. Our next term will begin late June or early July – I haven’t nailed that down firmly yet. But for now the weather is gorgeous and we get to succumb to our spring fever and let go of the book work for a … Read More

In and out and over a week
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~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~ Instagram photos again this week! It’s so much easier and simpler to pull out and snap a candid shot with my iPod Touch rather than have the camera handy (and then the cord to get the photos off the camera).   Pretty ~Pretty Heels ~ This stylin’ little mama came strolling her baby through the kitchen the other day. She loves the click-click-click of my heels. Happy ~ Happy Circle … Read More

Photos of dinner are all I have
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~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~ I looked over the photos I have taken in the last week and realized I pretty much only have pictures of dinners. I joined Instagram awhile back and seem mostly compelled to share real life food scenes. So, please bear with the Instagram shots and follow me there if you end up wanting more. Pretty ~ Pretty Salad ~ This was Wednesday’s dinner, paired with chicken. It is whole wheat spaghetti … Read More

Latin winners, funny fridges, two-year-olds, and books
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~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~ And we have Headventure Land membership winners! Cathy S. and Crystal B. have won year-long access to Classical Academic Press’ Headventure Land review games and videos! I had a great time writing a Latin-themed week. In “How We Homeschool Latin” I wrote about how we take our time through the material so we know it rather than simply pass through the workbooks, and I also wrote about the “Free Latin … Read More

Break week is a-comin’
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~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~ The bleak winter term is almost over and we soon get to take the most-appreciated break week of the year: a week off in February. The end of our sixth week is always when I most love our year-round schedule. Looking forward to a whole week off keeps me going that fifth week and I can postpone things, knowing I have a week to catch up coming soon.   Pretty … Read More

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