New starts and New ideas

I’m constantly learning and coming up with new ideas on how to do things in my life, particularly in regards to homeschooling. This whole adventure called “homeschooling” has proven to be a HUGE learning experience for me (and I’m thoroughly enjoying it…most days. grin) This week I am attempting to launch a new “school year”…something which always seems so weird […]

summer’s end

ok summer isn’t officially over yet. but its feeling nearer to the end. the light at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter! it was an absolutely gorgeous weekend, in the low to mid 80s! felt like our hellish summer heat was finally over…though i know the temps will soar again this week and continue until we finally get […]

DVD-People of the Wind

Made 50 years after the movie “Grass: A Nation’s Battle for Life” (read my review of Grass here), this movie is very different from its predecessor and is neither silent nor black-and-white. It does still follow the nomadic Bakhtiari people of western Iran on their great migration, but this movie is made in such a different way (and 50 years […]

DVD–Grass: A Nation’s Battle for Life

I’m not sure what made me think of this movie tonight, several years after watching it (and thinking about ordering it again because it was soooo good!)…but I just had to share it here tonight while I was thinking about it! Awhile back I went on search for documentaries on nomads when my daughter and I started the “Story of […]

How to best share info

Well if anyone is following my latest posts and paid attention to the theme (template) of this site…you may have noticed that I did pick a new theme now. I don’t know that I’ll be sticking with it, but this one isn’t driving me nuts like the other one was with all the issues with the images. I won’t go […]

Still getting started here

Just a heads up that I’m still fiddling with things on here and am not happy yet with the format. I’m kind of getting to the point of beating my head against a wall with all the complications of the images that require a lot of tweaking to get them to work in the slideshow AND the thumbnail. sigh  Going […]