Candy Mountain Academy — wrapping up week 2

The imposing figure of Samuel Johnson keeps popping up in my (and my children’s) reading lives these days.  A few months back I was pre-reading a book assigned for C-Bear’s grade 10 year called A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland by James Boswell.  The book chronicles an excursion from “London to Land’s End” (as Johnson…

I like the fall…

It’s a hazelnut americano kind of day today. And, boy, does it smell good! The americano, I mean. Not the day. Do November days have a smell? I know damp October ones do, but most of that odorous decomposing matter seems fairly decomposed by this point in November. This Remembrance Day has been a welcome…

Hymn Study Help

I am super excited to share a new resource with you today that I’ve been working on. Singing has been a daily part of our homeschool Morning Time (the start to our daily learning that we do all together as a family, usually during breakfast). We alternate between hymns and folk songs, singing one each…