Showing posts from June 1, 2008

Eutrapalia - A Virtue For All Seasons (Extra-Specially SUMMERTIME)

Summer time! Yessss!!! The formal "text" books will be shelved and my desk will be decluttered. Does this mean "school's out" for the next three months? Of course not. My children will tell you that it never ends around here. Our school is not confined by a building, a schedule, or even a routine. Like our faith, it is ingrained in our lifestyle. Certainly we will vacation when we can, swim as often as possible, and attend the fun summer events. But we will also make some music, finger paint, sketch the beauty of creation, bird watch, and take leisurely walks to the river and swampy areas to collect specimens for identification. Perhaps we will perform another play under the oaks and read every worthwhile book in the library- that wasn't assigned by Mom. Maybe we will crank out some old fashioned ice cream. Who knows?

Journaling Fun
Everyone has picked out a special notebook for journaling this summer, and Mom is no exception. I will spend time learning a few…