The Passing Weeks

Some afternoons call for a mandatory reading hour.  Inanorchard

Some days homeschooling means working harder to keep the toddler occupied Inanorchard

Weekday mornings involve kitchen table learning with a bed-headed boy


Weekends are all about afternoon napsInanorchard

We added two lovely little ladies to our family.  Meet Lucy and AvaInanorchard

A certain someone is pretty pleased with the new editionsInanorchard

Mr. J finishing his Harriet Tubman report.  The same report that we spent the better part of an hour looking for, only to find it in the hands of the 2-year-old who was getting ready to decorate it with her crayons.


Colder days, darker evenings, and candles burning Inanorchard

Rain on the pumpkins and puddles around the porch.  Inanorchard

Justin went to France for the week.  He brought back pictures and stories and little trinkets for us. Our family and friends kept us busy while he was away.IMG_0231 (3)


I sleep so poorly when he’s gone.  Staying up too late every night; not wanting to face the big empty bed.  Freshly brewed coffee became my saving grace each morning.

InanorchardI flipped the calendar over to November and smiled.  November brings fall to our part of the world.  With it comes brightly colored leaves, a trip to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Thanksgiving meals with family, a Turkey Trot down Butler Road, and fires burning in the little black stove.

One thought on “The Passing Weeks

  1. Thelma

    hey, so are you homeschooling full time now?
    And aw, even your cats have cute names :-)
    you say that so casaully, about your husband going to france for a week….


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