Monthly Archives: November 2012

:: this moment : now + then ::

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo (or two or three or more)– no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want … Continue reading

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[ seven times ]

Yes.  Lucas is turned seven. I do remember with great details the day Lucas was born.  It wasn’t an easy pregnancy, and I was monitored (by the doctors) very closely the last month for some complications, and my plan (you know, … Continue reading

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:: our thanksgiving : the making + the ending ::

We made these from some printouts I found online.  Except the front one, that Siena made herself. We realized the arms in these paper roll tube people were hard to put comfortably. They seemed to be making some kind of hand signal, or asking … Continue reading

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:: this moment : now + then ::

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual, that was delayed this week for being internet-less.  Maybe I should call it this week, “that moment.” Inspired by SouleMama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo (or two or three or more)– no … Continue reading

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I’ll be back…

We were gone the past five days…. oh yes! Five days in a beautiful place, where we played, slept, watched the snow, got wet, got cold, got warm, swam, finished a 1,000-piece puzzle… and so much more! Just wanted to … Continue reading

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the land…

We read this book few days ago, and I believe this is true everywhere in the world… “To Squanto, as to all Native Americans, the land did not belong to the people, the people belonged to the land.”

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:: sunshine ::

The other day the day was amazing. I noticed the light outside.     I noticed tiny. I noticed more the squirrel’s nest. I noticed rough.  I noticed light. I noticed movement.     I noticed busy-ness. I noticed calmness. … Continue reading

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:: The Geography Fair ::

I planned our First Homeschool Geography Fair for last week.  It is so much easier now that Trackers lets us use their space for free, when we need it.  Thanks Molly and Tony! Everybody picked a country and made a … Continue reading

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:: the last one and I noticed I’m different ::

Yesterday was Lucas’s last race for the year, with the Cyclo Cross Crusades. It was raining a little but not much.  So we headed out there. Still with a little mud from last week’s race (in the bike, he was wearing … Continue reading

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:: right now ::

It’s already mid-November… it seems as if the days have less than 24 hours, I know we have less light, but these weeks have passed so fast already. Right now I am: :: enjoying the past long weekend, with Mark … Continue reading

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