Monthly Archives: August 2013

Unschooling? What’s That?

Yes, it’s that time of year, Back to School this and Back to School that.  I’ve read some really good blog articles this week that espouse very common sense ideas about education and academics.  I’ll see if I can track them down and share the links. Meanwhile, I’ll tell you a little about unschooling.  You […]

The Things You’ll do as a parent

Is this already my fourth parenting post?  I’m excited that I’m still excited about this experiment in blogging!  Are you guys still out there reading?  Should I keep this up?  Or am I just wasting my time and yours by writing about me and my family, my thoughts and experiences, my foibles and my passions? […]

College at Fifty!

Last week my educational post was about it never being too late to get an education and I told you that I would tell you this week about my going to college at the age of 50.  It all started simple enough.  It was the spring of 2010 and my daughter needed to take two […]

What now?

I spoke before about my husband being an electrician in our early days.  He did that for nine years until the ripe old age of 25 when he was offered a job in the homebuilding industry by a brother-in-law.  That involved a move for our family to a small town about an hour away, but […]

I Love You 200

When I was a kid, probably about three years old, I used to tell my family that I loved them 200 because 200 was the biggest number I knew.  Anytime someone told me they loved me, I replied, “I love you 200” and gave them a big hug.  I wasn’t trying to top them, like […]

Parenting Post 3

This week my parenting duties will include flying across the state to meet my youngest son at his apartment and help him get the heck out of Dodge.  He’s already moved the bulk of his belongings out, so there isn’t much packing left to do or moving of heavy furniture.  In fact, I think we’ll […]

It’s Never Too Late

It’s never too late. Well, at one point it will be, but that’s not what we’re talking about today. Today is Tuesday, so Education is the topic. It’s never too late to get an education. Whether you just graduated high school and didn’t plan on going to college, or you never got that high school […]