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Maine….part 1

Thirty Years. Two-thirds of my life. That is how long it had been since I had been back to Maine. I had spent a portion–or all–of every summer from the ages of three to fifteen in our extended family vacation … Continue reading

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Barter and Big Love

The Handy Man and I have had to get creative in financing the education of our children. Homeschooling is way less expensive than private school, and even though I try to use as many non-consumable materials as possible, other expenses … Continue reading

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Crunch Time

We are in the midst of massive remodeling here on our mountain. I realize that massive is a relative term. For us it means that one bedroom is getting a complete overhaul: new sheet rock, electrical, and floors. Simultaneously we … Continue reading

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A shift in the homeschool rhythm

I have been homeschooling my children for 14 years. This year I am beginning my fifteenth year, and it seems odd to be where I am in this journey. We began homeschooling the year our two oldest children were supposed … Continue reading

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