This Term’s Feast – Composer and Artist Study

Welcome back for #3 in our series "This Term's Feast".  So far we have looked at Memory Work and Singing.  This week it's time to turn our attention to the fine arts.  Charlotte Mason said that... "much and varied humane reading, as well as human thought expressed in the forms of art, is, not a…

“Everything’s Coming Up Roses”

I remember a tacky, pink notepad I had as a teenager that said "Everything's coming up roses!" on the bottom of each tear away sheet.  Can't you just hear Ethel Merman singing it now?  I really don't know anything about that particular Broadway show (Gypsy: A Musical Fable), and that is actually the one and…

Circle Time

I was inspired today by Brandy and her post at Afterthoughts to record the details of our Circle Time/Group Time/Morning Basket...whatever in the world you want to call it.  With the exception of music (piano/recorder) practice and personal Bible reading (both of which the girls are free to work on as soon as they are…