my happy girl

maeven’s been so happy this weekend because of the new bed and rearranged/new room. i hope she stays happy like this for awhile. she’s been so UNhappy for awhile now that its been making this mommy sad. i think part of it has been summer boredom…not much to do with

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My Dad’s Dream

i’m reading “Prodigal Summer” by Barbara Kingsolver…it describes life in the appalachian mountains. it sounds just beautiful. it makes me ache to live someplace beautiful. its makes me realize what i’m missing here in fresno. beauty. nature. don’t get me wrong…there are wonderful, beautiful PEOPLE here (and a lot that

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new “school year”

well i obviously have seriously sucked at blogging here about all things homeschooling. we have gone in a more unschooling direction and i have just gotten lax about everything. but i have a husband that doesn’t understand or agree with unschooling, and a nagging voice in my head that makes

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my new favorite song

(and my new favorite musical scene from a movie!) here’s the video (from the movie “enchanted”…great movie, by the way!) and here’s the lyrics: Giselle: How does she know you love her? How does she know she’s yours? Man: How does she know that you love her? Giselle: How do

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