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More camping for our family #camping   #arizona   #biglake   #getoutside   #unschooling   #kayaking  
My view upon waking and emerging from our tent My next view  A couple weeks ago, our family loaded up the truck for another camping adventure. This time we wanted to camp near water. Dave received a kayak as a ...
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More exploring near Flagstaff #nationalpark   #sunsetcrater   #arizona   #unschooling  
Recently our family took a detour to explore Sunset Crater. We were fortunate to be joined by friends, one of whom has an deep interest in geology. Sunset Crater is the result of a volcanic eruption over 900 years ago. The re...
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Tales from our recent #camping trip to #lockettmeadow near Flagstaff #arizona #homeschooling  
At the beginning of summer, I had one intention - camp more. Last year our family didn't take any camping trips. I was busy most Sundays helping my mom clean out her home after the death of my dad. This year I am still helpin...
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My newest FO #knitting  
I finished my Nordic Wind shawl last week. It was late in the day, so I couldn't block it in the usual spot - my bed. I decided to try something different after soaking it. I hung it up on the clothesline to dry. The next mor...
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The bangle on my wrist vibrated, and I started to laugh. I had achieved my steps despite spending most of the day in the car. I shared the news with Dave and the kiddos as the five of us jostled and banged around in our vehic...
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Working on our little free library #littlefreelibrary  
Years ago I read about the Little Free Libraries and was enchanted. I loved the idea of sharing books and my love of reading with others. We lived in a neighborhood with rules though, so my dream of having a little spot for b...
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A bit more exploration at home #arizona   #nationalmonuments   #Wupatki   #outdoors   #exploring   #homeschooling  
Filling out his Junior Ranger packet   Working with friends on the Junior Ranger packet Checking out the blowhole near the ball court at Wupatki Wupatki Ballcourt Getting their Junior Ranger badge fo...
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A bit of knitting spurred on by a challenge #eatsleepknit   #knitting  #reading #yarnalong
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Our #littlefreelibrary  is up and running.
With help from people in our community, we installed our Little Free Library a couple weeks ago. It is fantastic. The library is adorned with our handprints and various wooden pieces we found at the neighborhood paint day. We...
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A glimpse at our first foray into greywater harvesting #urbanhomestead   #urbanhomesteading   #greywater  
When we moved into this house, I was surprised to find the washer and dryer outside on the back porch. I had never lived anywhere with this type of setup. At first I hated it. I didn't like having to lug all the dirty clothes...
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Last fall, I decided we needed to buy a few more hens. Rose, Chick, Penguain, Turtley and Dot were not keeping up with our egg needs. We stopped into the feed store, but there was a limited number and breed of chicks. I reall...
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Trying out some duct tape mustaches
{this moment} - Joining Amanda in a Friday ritual. A single Two photos capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.
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