Fun? Math? Really? Let's say more fun than usual. In these dark snowy days of late winter (good heavens has it been cold here) it's fun to just change the routine and take the subject that generates the least enthusiasm and change it up. On occasional Fridays we take a break from the math […]
Bridget wanted me to build her a kite today. Let's leave aside that even had I a great desire to build a kite the results are unlikely to have been good. But at this particular time kite building was not going to happen. There is also the little complication of the fifteen or so trees […]
I'm a little jazzed up today. Lots of coffee to combat the fatigue involved in staying up late to WATCH THE YANKEES WIN THE SERIES!!!! I'm sorry, was I shouting? It was an exciting game, a great culmination to an exciting series. However, I'm tired. Today's post will be a little different. In honor of […]
Michael Phelps is an amazing athlete and we are all enjoying watching him. Dave is particularly interested having been a college swimmer. However we did have another swimming interest going into the competition. Andrew Bree who is swimming for Ireland is a distant cousin. How cool is that?
The plans for our Maine state study have changed and evolved a few times. I started out firmly convinced that a lapbook was the way to go. I like lapbooks, they are portable, span a variety of age groups and are fairly easy to accomplish. So we started reading and I began to re-think the […]