Friday, October 5, 2012

Fall Happenings

High School Homeschool this week:
IQ2 Debates coupled with The 4th Turning made for some interesting and passionate discussion,
followed by a Band of Brothers chaser. "3 miles up, 3 miles back. Heigh Ho Silver" -20th century history
Pre-calc graphing yet again. Getting the hang of it, yessireeBob.
The Divine Comedy.Total word nerd love. Memoria Press's study guide rocks.
RS German. Ya Gut.
The Prez Debate.  Ya Gut.
Pack, get on plane at O'dark:30, fly the friendly skies, land in the south.
BDU's, bug spray, sun screen and glasses in hand.
Camo class and devo notes ready to go.
Heigh Ho Silver. 
Band of Brothers

Eled school this week:
Horatius at the Bridge
Read-aloud: A Single Shard.
Tons of comic books
MP Famous Men of Greece
Christian Studies IV
Lego League on-line learning programming and research.

Tuesday afternoon the weather was divine and we spent a couple of hours walking nature trails at the park
and snapping pictures.
Were within feet of a fawn and yearling and a squirrel was within feet of Cub scolding him for climbing his tree.
A glorious fall day.

Spent Thursday afternoon cooking for Sukkot with Gayla and Beth.
Challah bread, pumpkin soup, peach cake, corn souffle.
Saturday will find the chicken and rice in the crock-pot,
friends gathered, music played, and time spent
laughing, singing, eating and thanking God for the abundance of our lives.

Started reading The Rich are Different by Susan Howatch.
Dawn sent it to me after reading about how much I didn't like Howatch's High Flyer
 on a 52 books in a year thread over at the Hive.
A couple hundred pages in and Dawn has a point.
Fascinating read.
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KB has worked 7 days straight, has tomorrow off and will be the reason for our 2nd airport trek in a  matter of days. She's off to see her sistah in KY.
Our children are migrating.
Meanwhile, fall has hit with a vengence and we've had 45-50 mph winds here. Chilling and harsh.

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dawn said...

I'm so glad you're enjoying it :). Are you picking up the Julius Ceasar timeline? Fascinating stuff. I learned so much!

As good as The Rich are Different is, I actually think Sins of the Fathers is *better* - but it's close.

Kristie said...

I'm loving your fall picture! Fall is so favorite time of year!

Mary said...

I have yet to see Band of Brothers. I wish we had seasons in Texas.

Kelly Mine said...

good. very good. :-) I like the "abundance of our lives" bit the best, because that is what it is all about, isn't it?

My name is Tiffany said...

I still havent sat down to watch Band of Brothers. I am going to check out the book recommendation. Love the pictures and the dinner.

MissMOE said...

You made life seem so exciting with just a list!

Silver Moon said...

I'm agreeing with MissMOE! Updates, curricula reviews, ideas, and pretty pictures... all rolled into one charming list. :)