Josie is working on a painting for her arts highschool, they will be selling it at auction for a fundraiser. She continues to amaze me with her artistic talent.
My sister and I had to have our grandfather's driver's license suspended this Summer. He is suffering from alzheimer's and was not safe on the road. It was a hard thing to do. Now, my sister and I take turns taking grandma to her Dr.'s appointments, and a weekly shopping/lunch outing. My grandmother is a dear, I'm hoping to take her home with me some day <3
Oliver: A.K.A. Evil Kitty and I have come to a truce. I keep Emma-the-wonder-labradoodle away from the dog door at bedtime, and Oliver is free to use it without being chased. Win/win. (no more meowing at me at 2 a.m. to be let out) Here is a photo showing how in his world, Cat > Composition homework
I am giving up on my facebook fanpage for this blog, and concentrating on google+ (watching my post views continue to dwindle on fb because they want to sell ads, is frustrating and it has gotten worse) It's a bit of a learning curve over there, but I think I am going to like it. Leave your name or handle in the comments and I'll circle you!
We dropped Demi-Sky's online Latin class and I ordered Memoria Press First From Latin on dvd series to do instead. I'll report back on how it turns out. I also ordered First Start French for Josie to work with afterschool. The books arrived a day ago, and I am very excited. Am I the only nerd that gets super excited when the UPS truck leaves a box of books at my door?
I started back to college to finally finish a degree, decades later. It was really kind of scary for me. I am taking classes first, outside of my degree, for early childhood education. I'm thinking I would like to work with the HeadStart program part-time once Demi and Amie start highschool outside the home. The class is mostly young people, which makes me feel old, but there are a handful of moms about my age in there, too. The instructor has been very encouraging about me being a homeschool mom, I admit I was worried about what the reception would be about that. When I first started homeschooling, 13 years ago, I often got negative or hostile reactions from educators, but as the years went on, the general feeling seemed to warm up. I am really glad that with my first college class back, my instructor is sympathetic to homeschooling.
I love photography. I love the fact that a photo can take you back to a certain moment in time. I am going to try to post one photo memory a week that I want to cherish and I will be putting up a linky so others can share, too. I hope you will link up!
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