Week 4 Wrap-Up

Driving in the rain today.  Not the beautiful day for a drive that I was hoping for, but enjoying being off-island for 24 hours.  We're on our way to our annual associational church family camp and looking forward to reconnecting with our extended church family here on the east coast.   We wrapped up the…

Week 3 Wrap-Up

We finally feel alive again!  Found out this week we have been dealing with a nasty parasite introduced into our guts through something we all ate (except our oldest daughter).  Thankfully it's something that our systems can handle on their own.  It is not typically treated and usually runs its course in a week or…

Notes to Self from an Unexpected (and Horrific) Break Week

Dear Self, Here are a few things you must take note of.  The Lord has been good to you this week.  He has blessed you with down time to think and perceive and give thanks.  He has given you the opportunity to give and receive love in unusual ways.  Sickness and trials have a way…

Homeschool Hodgepodge – Week 1 (highlights, hurdles, and general happenings)

Six weeks of summer vacation and now we are back into the books.  I forgot how utterly exhausting school mornings are for me as teacher and mom.  Afternoon comes, and my brain is mush.  Hopefully I'll adjust as a few more weeks pass by.  But with a third student officially joining the school age crowd…