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12 December 2014 Ornament Craft Fair

Friday, December 12th, 2014

When a homeschooling mom organized an ornament craft fair a few weeks ago, I volunteered to bring a craft, and then backed out, feeling overcommitted (3 days till surgery!) When Sam learned that “we” had backed out of the fair, she was horrified. Aghast. And she quickly took matters into her own hands. She devised […]

11 December 2014 Haiku Writing Station

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

I ran a Haiku unit during our monthly history club meeting. (This month’s topics included medieval Japan). I worked with two groups that self-separated along gender lines. The boys wrote a haiku about an octopus: Stretching gracefully The water’s blackened with ink He is a rainbow The girls wrote a haiku about a kitten: The […]

10 December 2014 Get Well Bear

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

6 days until surgery and I go into hibernation mode. Now I have a buddy to hibernate with. Thanks, Mom!

9 December 2014 Season of Lights

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Not our house, but one around the corner.

8 December 2014 Bûche de Noël

Monday, December 8th, 2014

I think that’s what the French Club kids were saying. We were all focused at that point on trying the bûche de Noël that AC, Sam and I made yesterday. Today Sam and I added marizpan champignons and other tree fungi to it (cake pictured bottom right). It was tasty! French Club goes on a […]

7 December 2014 Tool Box

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

After an early Christmas with Grand-mère, Sam is now the proud owner of her very own toolbox. She and AC got to right to work, fixing my food processor.

6 December 2014 Cultured Cultures

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

Sam helped her Fermentation class run a tasting booth today at the CHEC winter festival. On offer were several different kinds of fermented vegetables and the class cookbook.

5 December 2014 Angel

Friday, December 5th, 2014

4 December 2014 The Tree

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

3 December 2014 Wish

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

2 December 2014 Abundance

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

1 December 2014 Bonjour, Amis

Monday, December 1st, 2014

How is it December already? Only one more French Class till we break for the holidays and my surgery.

30 November 2014 Taters

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

We got to dig potatoes today in our friend’s garden. I think Sam and I will try to raise our own crop next year.

29 November 2014 First Sleepover Away

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Just at Susie’s across the street, but still– a milestone!

28 November 2014 Patches the Shop Cat

Friday, November 28th, 2014

We had two cats lodge in the basement last night. Patches enjoyed AC’s shop.

27 November 2014 Happy Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

26 November 2014 Making the Stuffing

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

While it snows (yes!) outside.

25 November 2014 Pumpkin Soup

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

The two sugar pumpkins we roasted on Saturday continue to give and give. Pumpkin pancakes on Sunday and tonight I turned the rest of it into pumpkin soup.

24 November 2014 Procuring the Bird

Monday, November 24th, 2014

23 November 2014 Celebratory Margherita

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

AC and Grand-mère share a celebratory margherita after AC’s soccer team won their division championship game this afternoon.