Category Archives: autumn

getting ready

Yes, we are getting ready for the cooler days, that move us in a little more. Our summers are spent outside from breakfast to dinner and after that too.  Sometimes even before breakfast (which are not very early) we are outside … Continue reading

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Native Americans + Pilgrims

Around Thanksgiving time we focused our studies of Native Americans their relationship with the Europeans and the Pilgrims. We read how the pilgrims came in the Mayflower, and how hard it was for them to settle and get started in … Continue reading

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a winter faire

Last week we attended a craft fair. It’s a special one for my family, this Winter Faire.  At the end of the day I sat down, my feet tired, my eyes feeling heavy, I sat down for a while by … Continue reading

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around the sun again

The youngest in our family, had a birthday.  He is still the youngest, of course, but not too young anymore. Eight.  For some reason that seems like a big age.  I don’t mean “old age” just big.  He’s grown up … Continue reading

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an incredible sunset

  Ta da!

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playing at the beach

No words needed.  Just fun.  

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… last week

We finished November.  A full month for my family, and I think for many of us the beginning of a season we tend to be busier and more indoors.  Busier in a different way than our months in the summer … Continue reading

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