A Taste of Vermont

This picture is an apt illustration of our day yesterday... We consumed proportionally more sugar than anything else.  We also had an afternoon akin to one of PJ's favourite TV shows, "How It's Made."  We toured a Ben & Jerry's factory and then visited a cider mill where we watched apple cider being made.  What…

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,100 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people. Click here to…

Summer Reading – discovering the gems of George MacDonald

I have heard such good things about the works of 19th century Scottish clergyman and writer George MacDonald, but have never read any of them for myself.  The Princess and the Goblin is on my fourth grader's reading list for next year, and I have recently started reading The Wise Woman with my two oldest…