Monthly Archives: August 2011

Getting Ready

Before each school year, I try to take at least two weeks to prepare myself for the upcoming year. I double check our “system” (every homeschooler has some kind of system), do a lot of research and reading, and write … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Homeschooling | Leave a comment

Visa Troubles

We thought we had it all covered. We checked and double checked with multiple people in multiple offices last year before heading back to the states. They all said the same thing…”No problem.” That should have been our first clue … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in China life | 5 Comments

The room, the color

Torie and Charis chose the color for their room, ripe banana and spiced orange. The color turned out beautiful. And, yes, the room is as small as it appears. ☺ Soon, we will have pictures of their beautiful, new room … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Family | 1 Comment

Adoption Update

I’ve been reading blogs, news reports, Embassy notifications, and letters from other agencies to try to figure out just what is happening with adoptions in Ethiopia.

Rate this:

Posted in Adoption | 2 Comments


This is probably not a big deal to anyone but me. A few weeks ago, I bought a fig tree.

Rate this:

Posted in Family | Leave a comment