Monday, March 05, 2012

Simple Woman




I am thinking...
about seeing my friends tomorrow when we drive up to attend their mother's funeral.  Remember my mom as well.



 On long life as a huge advantage for a parentFrom my late teens onward, the relationship between my mother and me improved steadily. As the years progressed, I enjoyed her more and, yes, loved her more. Unless either an adult child or a parent has serious psychological issues, I am convinced that what I experienced is quite common. There is an enormous amount of luck -- good and bad -- in life; and one of the greatest pieces of good luck for a parent (and child, for that matter) is for parents and children to have the time to work things out.



I am thankful for...
my friends.  We are the godparents for their daughter; he is the godfather for our son, and she and I went through all the trials and tribulations of being young wives together.

From the learning rooms...
 Gabe and Noah

  • Theology of the Body Course from Homeschool Connections .
  • Rosetta Stone Latin 2
  • Moby Dick - literature/English
  • Gabe start Unit 8 in Apologia Physical Science and Noah Chapter 3 General Science. (I should mention that Noah already did the last 8 chapters in General Science so he really is just going back to do the chapters he skipped the first time. 
  • Saxon Math - Algebra I for Gabe, Pre-Algebra for Noah
Gabe Izzy and Noah - Finish French and Indian War and move on to the Revolution.

Izzy:
  • Daily reading exercises and curriculum via Diane Craft
  • Saxon 6/7 - almost done!
  • Anatomy and Physiology Creation Science  Start unit on Blood. 
Rosie:
  • Pathway Reader and workbook
  • MCP Phonics
  • Saxon math 1
From the kitchen...
Steak and potatoes for dinner tonight!  Mr. Pete found a meat sale!


I am wearing...
Maroon Sweat pants and T-shirt.

I am creating...
pieces to play at the Irish gig next weekend and also another concert next Sunday.

I am going...
to get four workouts in this week.  Only got two in last week.
Last week I did:





Monday- Wednesday


Friday

I am reading...




I am hoping...
Noah and Gabe get Moby Dick done by next week.  They are indeed reading along with Libra Vox.

I am hearing...


The CD Mr. Pete and I helped on last year.

Around the house...
keeping it together during a very busy week.   Funeral, concerts, piano competition and confirmation - all in one week - oh yea!

Picture I am Sharing
Bill and the girls 001







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