What is going on here?

That is what my mom used to say, hands on her hips, to my brothers and me when we were misbehaving in so loud and rambunctious a way, that our play no longer flew under the mom radar. What is going on here? Most of the time, scratch that, ALL of the time, she caughtContinue reading “What is going on here?”

On the Other Side

I was shocked to see that the last time I wrote anything the calendar read June 30. What the heck? Where did the summer go even? Now my calendar reads October. It is still hot here in the Mid-Atlantic and we have not transitioned to our fall wardrobes. Maybe this heat is what has madeContinue reading “On the Other Side”

It’s Really Over!

We finished! On Tuesday Kris and I officially ended the school year. It was a lovely, cool, May morning so we decided to pack a picnic lunch and head out for a hike in celebration. The National Arboretum is about fifteen minutes from our house. We have a few favorite spots to go. The viewsContinue reading “It’s Really Over!”

Nearing the End

Eighteen lessons. I can scarcely believe Kris and I have only eighteen lessons left. Whenever I draw close to a major event in my life, time seems to move at warp speed. These last days in our school year together are flying by. For the last seven years Kris has been educated in a homeschoolContinue reading “Nearing the End”

She’s In!

Catholic high schools in our area sent out their admissions decisions on February 18th. The day after, Kris received the big white envelope emblazoned with the words, You’re In! Inside the envelope was this folder, full of information on programs, scholarships, class lists, and much more. All of the “paperwork” is now online, so fillingContinue reading “She’s In!”


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