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 … Continue reading Candy Mountain Academy — wrapping up week 2

Week 5 Wrap-Up

I have been given a gift this afternoon - the gift of three hours of quiet.  PJ is going to be away all weekend so he graciously offered to take the kids out for a bit today.  So here I sound except the humming of the dishwasher, the spinning of the washing machine, and … Continue reading Week 5 Wrap-Up