The Remarkable Ronald Reagan Review

When I was given the opportunity to review the book The Remarkable Ronald Reagan: Cowboy and Commander in Chief, I jumped at the chance! Ronald Reagan was the president of my youth. I was nine year’s old when he was elected in 1980 — just old enough to...

Learning Space Redo

I am sitting in our newly rebooted learning area. Does anyone else do this? At the end of a school term go through and take out all the items that have migrated their way into the main schooling area and spruce up the spot? Seems like I did it not too long ago, but...

Monday Musings

Second straight day of rain. Good for the grass, bad for the activities!Around the HouseTree guys come tomorrow!! I hope the rain is gone by then. Right now we have about seven trees marked for removal. I know we are going to add at least three more to the list. And...

Hits and Misses 2013 Edition

We have fizzled out another school year. At least this year we had distractions at the end that kept us from finishing strong. But, it was our absolutely best school year ever. And, of course, I am already elbow-deep in planning next year (more on that to come). So in...

Monday Musings: Holiday Edition

Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms today. We are visiting the in-laws. This is the first time Matt has seen them since right before the deployment, so there are happy folks all around.Around the HouseBig changes are coming! We had a...

Olivia’s First Holy Communion

What a wonderful day! Olivia celebrated her First Communion. I was so proud of and happy for my girl.The weather I was not so happy about. It was 60 degrees and raining all day long. The temperatures are unheard of for this time of year. The rain was just a pain....
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