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Snow is Coming!
Finally a decent snow is coming our way. As we got ready for the morning, my youngest and I talked about sledding, snow forts, and snowmen. But it also means a lot of this: I really don't mind. Show shoveling is great exercise! (We'll see if my back agrees ...
Finally a decent snow is coming our way. As we got ready for the morning, my youngest and I talked about sledding, snow forts, and snowmen. But it also means a lot of this: I really don't mind. Show shoveling is great exe...
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See how we will enjoy the upcoming snowstorm.
#snow #snowstorm #winter #outdoors
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Out and About in All Kinds of Weather
In the past, I picked a purposeful word  for the new year. This year, however, I kept it simple: hike/walk year-round. My ultimate goal is to help my children experience the seasons and how they affect nature. Here is our first walk of the new year on our l...
In the past, I picked a purposeful word for the new year. This year, however, I kept it simple: hike/walk year-round. My ultimate goal is to help my children experience the seasons and how they affect nature. Here is our...
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Costumes - Who are you?
This year, I told my sons that we would not be purchasing costumes and that they were responsible for deciding what they would wear from what we already have.  My oldest went with the reliable Jedi, complete with a reversible robe my sister made for him.   ...
This year, I told my sons that we would not be purchasing costumes and that they were responsible for deciding what they would wear from what we already have. My oldest went with the reliable Jedi, complete with a reversible...
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Inspired by Instagram
I've never really addressed it here, but I am fairly involved in social media on a personal level and a professional level. Over the last few weeks I have spoken to several people about social media, the target audience and the objective of different kinds ...
I've never really addressed it here, but I am fairly involved in social media on a personal level and a professional level. Over the last few weeks I have spoken to several people about social media, the target audience and t...
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Raspberry Picking
So many of you know that I work in a big city. It is often fun meeting people from around the world as they visit our museums and historic structures, but sometimes I am simply tired of the noise and the hustle.  Add on a hot day with high humidity and putt...
So many of you know that I work in a big city. It is often fun meeting people from around the world as they visit our museums and historic structures, but sometimes I am simply tired of the noise and the hustle.  Add on a hot...
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Find Your Park - the National Park Service turns 100
Did you know that next year the National Park Service turns 100 years old?  Start planning your 2016 summer vacation now and head out to the parks where we will celebrate with gusto.  This is a perfect opportunity to take a road trip to multiple parks. If y...
Did you know that next year the National Park Service turns 100 years old?  Start planning your 2016 summer vacation now and head out to the parks where we will celebrate with gusto.  This is a perfect opportunity to take a r...
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We Have a Dream
This past weekend we took a trip to Washington D.C.  On the drive, we listened to Martin Luther King, Jr's "I Have a Dream" speech with an accompanying, beautifully illustrated book.     After we listened to the cd, we discussed the changes that have happen...
This past weekend we took a trip to Washington D.C. On the drive, we listened to Martin Luther King, Jr's "I Have a Dream" speech with an accompanying, beautifully illustrated book. After we listened to the cd, we ...
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National Park Service 100 Years Strong!
A major effort in reaching the next generation is on for the National Park Service as we begin to celebrate the centennial.  I think this is a great way to start:
A major effort in reaching the next generation is on for the National Park Service as we begin to celebrate the centennial. I think this is a great way to start:
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Still pickin'
Something about leaving the big city after a day's work and heading to the fields makes me so happy. (Apparently my husband and sons take this blueberry picking very seriously.)
Something about leaving the big city after a day's work and heading to the fields makes me so happy. (Apparently my husband and sons take this blueberry picking very seriously.)
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I have been off line for some time, simply finding too much on my plate to take the time to write here. Tday I am back. Our academic year is over, and I have to say, I thoroughly enjoyed using Oak Meadow , but it is nice to go with a more natural easy way o...
I have been off line for some time, simply finding too much on my plate to take the time to write here. Tday I am back. Our academic year is over, and I have to say, I thoroughly enjoyed using Oak Meadow, but it is nice to go...
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Nature Studies
I have managed to pull myself out of hibernation and return to the blog.  I must say that all of this bitter cold has really put a damper on one of my favorite  foundations of our home learning : nature studies.  I have always been a nature lover.  Some of ...
I have managed to pull myself out of hibernation and return to the blog.  I must say that all of this bitter cold has really put a damper on one of my favorite foundations of our home learning: nature studies.  I have al...
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Most of my time is spent as a wife and mama to 2 sweet, enthusiastic boys. We delight in the simple here in our kinda crunchy, tree huggin', homeschooling Christian family. I also work to interpret and preserve historic resources as a Park Ranger for the National Park Service
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