Hello friends. I’m back, I think.
We are in the midst of holiday cheer here. The kids are all out of school. **Meg’s first semester of college went really well. She wrote a research paper for her criminal justice class and received a perfect score on it, along with a note written by the instructor that it was the best paper he had read since teaching that class. She earned an A in her economics class, which was very hard-won, she still insists she doesn’t really understand the subject! **Josie still loves the performing arts high school, but this formerly-homeschooled-kid really anticipated the Winter break. ** Demi and I are surviving his 8th grade Lit & Composition class with Biola Star…I think this class might finally break me; weekly, I ask out-loud why I am doing this…. The last assignment he had before break was a report on a famous pirate, and they had to dress up as a pirate and do an oral report. It was so much fun, they had a blast. We went down a dark Jenn-trail with the assignment which involved me trying to make a paper-mache lego pirate head…don’t ask….we abandoned that project the night before and went with a traditional dress-up. Incriminating photos coming later- maybe. ** Amie continues with her parkour classes.
**Our church has a week-long Bible conference the week of Christmas. Right now, we have six college-age-ish young people staying with us- they are a lot of fun!
**I am trying to get back into my creative groove with photography and art projects, but cleaning and the logistics of having guests have taken over so far.
**I registered for a college class and will return to school next month! This will be really weird. But good, and stretching. I’m excited and a bit scared, it’s a little out of my comfort zone…I’m a home-body.
It was 80 degrees today in Orange County….true story.