Monday, July 09, 2012

Simple Woman



Outside my window...
Rosie back stroking at swimming class


I am thinking...
about how busy summertime is. Next weekend we have a reunion on Saturday and a picnic on Sunday and we're supposed to play for two masses - it's just too much sometimes!! And I'm still amazed how certain dates just seem to attract so much activity.

I am thankful for...
the busyness of life. I try to enjoy these times while my kids are still here and still very active. I know they will soon move away and have lives of their own - lives that I hope will still include us somehow just as I always tried to include my mom, but it won't be the same as now and I keep trying to remember that.

From the learning rooms...
Swimming class is over. Congratulations to Noah and Izzy for passing level 6 of the Red Cross Swim Program and to Rosie who is now solidly in level 2

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Gabe and Noah

  • Old Testament  Survey  from Homeschool Connections. 
  • Rosetta Stone Latin 2.  
  • Saxon math for Noah (almost done with pre-algebra!), Geometry for Gabe.  
  • Apologia Science General for Noah and Physical for Gabe.  Big push now to get it done. 
  • William Bennett America: American History.  Getting familiar with Instacert.



Izzy

  • Saxon Math 67
  • Apologia Creation Science Anatomy and Physiology - nervous system.
  • Diane Craft right- brain training for language arts and reading. 
  • History with Gabe and Noah

Farmer Boy with Prairie Primer





Izzy is in week four of her Wilton Cake Decorating Class!   level 1

we also started reading

in preparation for confirmation.



Rosie

  • Pathway Readers
  • Saxon Math
  • MCP Phonics
Craft camp this week too!

From the kitchen...
Grilled chicken, mashed potatoes and salad.

I am wearing...
Gray shorts and stripped gray and black top - that I can't remember purchasing?


I am going...
to get a lot of transcription done before the weekend.

I am reading...




I am hoping...
to get workouts in all week including some walking time.

I am hearing...
the hum of the air conditioner


Picture I am Sharing Izzy and Noah swimming in 2008

Izzy and Noah in swim classes 2008








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