Monthly Archives: March 2006


From a few years back: Small boy (age 3) at the table orders his sisters to: “GIMME some SALT!” Small boy’s mama, gasping in shock, “First Year Boy!!!” Small boy, smiling sheepishly, looks at sisters and corrects self, “Ooops. Sorry. I mean, ‘GIMME some PEPPER!”

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Well, at least one of my pictures turned out.

This is a Moray Eel. It is also almost the only picture that turned out exactly as I wanted it to. I’d much rather it had been the picture of the Sea Lion that I didn’t get to take, or the picture of the Beluga whale that is nothing but blue glass and water.

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Request for Submissions

Henry Cate at Why Homeschool is looking for submissions for the next Carnival of Homeschooling. For more information, click here.

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A Man Works

I took this picture from an upstairs bedroom window. The paths you see were built by our seven year old son, on his own initiative and with his own hands. They were his own hands because I didn’t understand what he was getting at when he asked me to take him over to the old […]

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Last night a dear friend and I were talking on the phone, and she mentioned this post. She is about older than me, and her children are grown. She told me how much she enjoyed that post, and then she said, “It’s true, you know, that whatever stage mine were at, I could say, ‘Oh, […]

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