Monthly Archives: September 2010

F.I.A.R. Mike Mulligan and Week in Review

This week we rowed Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton.  Here are some of the fun activities we did: Went to a construction site and watched houses being built. Made a chocolate cake with Mike Mulligan … Continue reading

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My First Ever Blog Award

Thank you to Instinctive Mom over at This Adventure Life for choosing me for the One Lovely Blog Award.  [blush, blush].  Instinctive Mom has an awesome blog herself. Go check it out. Before beginning my “Creekside” blog, I thought it … Continue reading

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Beach Week with Friends, Crabs and More Crabs

Sorry to be so late with our week in review, but we were a little busy doing this… And this… And some of us did this…. Oh, and also, my kids, along with a bunch of other kids, went searching … Continue reading

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Fringe Benefits

You know what I am really loving about homeschooling Firefly so far? When I hear him chatter on and on to his grandmother about: “We did a plot study this week for science in the woods and we found all … Continue reading

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Week of Insanity, errr, I mean, Learning

The week started out peacefully enough but then things went horribly awry.  Monday, we went to the National Air and Space Museum to finish up our rowing of The Glorious Flight.  Then Tuesday started out nice enough. I was enjoying … Continue reading

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F.I.A.R. The Glorious Flight

After last week, we took it down a notch and only did Five In A Row, plus lots of play dates with friends. We had a great time “rowing” this week.  The Glorious Flight, by Alice and Martin Provensen, is a … Continue reading

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