Welcome to My Office

Indecision

Oh my gosh. Indecision is paralyzing. I’ve changed my blogging around so many times in the last year I’ve lost track and haven’t accomplished much. However, I think I’ve made up  my mind. I’m keeping this old blog that dates

Welcome to My Office

Indecision

Oh my gosh. Indecision is paralyzing. I’ve changed my blogging around so many times in the last year I’ve lost track and haven’t accomplished much. However, I think I’ve made up  my mind. I’m keeping this old blog that dates

GigaPan New York City

An Even More Awesome Photo! New York city

Go here to see the whole gigantic photo. http://wtc.gigapan.com/wtc/ I almost feel like I’ve been to New York City now! I shared this with my daughters this evening, and we also watched the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3ZG1kZ0dsE

GigaPan New York City

An Even More Awesome Photo! New York city

Go here to see the whole gigantic photo. http://wtc.gigapan.com/wtc/ I almost feel like I’ve been to New York City now! I shared this with my daughters this evening, and we also watched the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3ZG1kZ0dsE

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Well Photographed Awesomely Huge Tree

Well Photographed Awesomely Huge Tree Today my kids and I read this article and watched the video. So awesome! Photo from the article:

Screen Shot 2014-04-23 at 9.30.49 AM

Well Photographed Awesomely Huge Tree

Well Photographed Awesomely Huge Tree Today my kids and I read this article and watched the video. So awesome! Photo from the article:

On a 40 minute drive this afternoon, Ian picked up this magazine and began reading these questions for me to answer. This page is from a free sample of Highlights Magazine available at http://www.highlights.com/media/hfc/highlights/magazines/highlights/welcome-issue/files/assets/common/downloads/Highlights-Magazine_Jan-2013.pdf

How Ian Learned to Read

This summer Ian, age 6, became a reader. I guess it’s time to write another post like How Rhiannon Learned to Read and How Caroline Learned to Read. If you are interested in ideas on learning to read naturally, I

On a 40 minute drive this afternoon, Ian picked up this magazine and began reading these questions for me to answer. This page is from a free sample of Highlights Magazine available at http://www.highlights.com/media/hfc/highlights/magazines/highlights/welcome-issue/files/assets/common/downloads/Highlights-Magazine_Jan-2013.pdf

How Ian Learned to Read

This summer Ian, age 6, became a reader. I guess it’s time to write another post like How Rhiannon Learned to Read and How Caroline Learned to Read. If you are interested in ideas on learning to read naturally, I

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These Moments Will Definitely Not Run Away

I just took advantage of a Shutterfly free photo book. This is my first time printing photos all year and I haven’t even been scrapbooking. But I think it’s really important to print photos. As someone born long before the

Screen Shot 2013-09-11 at 7.43.34 AM

These Moments Will Definitely Not Run Away

I just took advantage of a Shutterfly free photo book. This is my first time printing photos all year and I haven’t even been scrapbooking. But I think it’s really important to print photos. As someone born long before the

How To Raise and Keep A Dragon

Untruths About Unschooling

I was going to post a comment on this article, Untruths About Unschooling by one of my favorite bloggers, but it became so long I decided it should be a blog post of my own. She wrote in response to some comments

How To Raise and Keep A Dragon

Untruths About Unschooling

I was going to post a comment on this article, Untruths About Unschooling by one of my favorite bloggers, but it became so long I decided it should be a blog post of my own. She wrote in response to some comments

Rhiannon Sings The Star Spangled Banner, Celebrate Virginia Live Hank Williams Jr Concert, Fredericksburg, VA

My daughter Rhiannon was asked (by M&S Studio and Project 324) to sing The Star Spangled Banner before Celebrate Virginia Live‘s Hank Williams Jr concert Saturday evening. She was nervous, which is actually unusual for her, but very understandable, as this

Rhiannon Sings The Star Spangled Banner, Celebrate Virginia Live Hank Williams Jr Concert, Fredericksburg, VA

My daughter Rhiannon was asked (by M&S Studio and Project 324) to sing The Star Spangled Banner before Celebrate Virginia Live‘s Hank Williams Jr concert Saturday evening. She was nervous, which is actually unusual for her, but very understandable, as this

Homeschooling: Doing a “Good Job”

I’ve written about it before. Many people say, “I couldn’t do that,” about homeschooling. In response to hearing this several times one week last December I wrote, You CAN Homeschool. Penelope Trunk makes another point in Deciding To Homeschool is

Homeschooling: Doing a “Good Job”

I’ve written about it before. Many people say, “I couldn’t do that,” about homeschooling. In response to hearing this several times one week last December I wrote, You CAN Homeschool. Penelope Trunk makes another point in Deciding To Homeschool is

Education Revolution

I’ve said for years that we’re in the midst of an education revolution because more and more people are considering educational options carefully. I even created a Meetup group called Education Revolution in Fredericksburg, Virginia last fall when I was briefly

Education Revolution

I’ve said for years that we’re in the midst of an education revolution because more and more people are considering educational options carefully. I even created a Meetup group called Education Revolution in Fredericksburg, Virginia last fall when I was briefly

The Developing Photographer, my new website

About a month ago I made up my mind to create a separate photography (and digital scrapbooking) website. I decided to self host with Bluehost and spent a long time shopping for a nearly perfect template. It took a few

The Developing Photographer, my new website

About a month ago I made up my mind to create a separate photography (and digital scrapbooking) website. I decided to self host with Bluehost and spent a long time shopping for a nearly perfect template. It took a few