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This Is His Happy Place

This Is His Happy Place

He’s an old soul. He loves wearing fedoras. He loves his little sister, hot blueberry tea and art.      He hasn’t had any REAL formal art classes. He watches a few YouTube channels of a handful of artists. One particular one that he has […]

A Boy With a Re-purposed Passion

A Boy With a Re-purposed Passion

Meet our amazing 15-year-old.  From the time he was 11 years old, he has had a fascination with making knives.All of the knives that he makes, started out as old rusty discarded lawn mower blades. He makes a template from cardboard and traces the shape […]

Up The Creek On Earth Day

Up The Creek On Earth Day

Earth day is celebrated every day around our house. We love the earth, we love nature and we love being outside. Getting lost in the woods and up the creek is our favorite. It’s music to our weary souls, and often times rejuvenates us in […]

Biology: Fish Dissection

Biology: Fish Dissection

For biology, we purchased a few dissection animals in a kit. In the particular kit, we ordered there were seven animals. A perch, frog, crawfish, earthworm, lubber grasshopper, starfish, and clam. This is the fish dissection. These type of dissections are just up our alley. No, […]

Frog Blog..

Frog Blog..

Getting cute green visitors is not something that happens often, around here. I’m not sure if these tree frogs would ever have been here, in our yard, if it weren’t for Entomologist and I…. let me explain. My husband owns a very small lawn maintenance business. One […]

Nantahala National Forest

Nantahala National Forest

While exploring the Nantahala National Forest, we encountered so many beautiful spots.  We came upon an old farmstead, that had an area for primitive camping. Hubs and I said that if we were able to get away, alone, for a couple days, we would tent camp […]

We’ve Only Just Begun

Well Tuesday September 8, 2009 started our third official year homeschooling. We generally school year round, it just makes sense to me, because you should never really take a break from learning. Well this year, we took a six week break. Bad idea. The first […]

Time Well Spent

We had a wonderful time, Father’s Day weekend, hitting a few local State Parks. We set out for Table Rock State Park. If you live close by, or happen to be near the area, it certainly is worth a visit. We entered the park near […]

Dreher Island State Park

Ok. I’m not even going to pretend that I could ever catch up, and the chances of me blogging regularly seem to be slipping farther and farther away. I’ll just post the recent events, and the excitement that we have had.  There have been many […]

He Wants To Save The Whales

Entomologist has always been my “nature boy”. He loves bugs, cats, dogs, birds, basically anything that has a beating heart. His favorite television station is Animal Planet, he loves to bird watch, and to go to the Capitol building and hand feed the squirrels. He […]