Month: May 2017

  • love note no. 23: dear colours.

    Dear Colours, After the last couple of days, I have come to the conclusion that we take you all for granted.  In fact, I am quite sure that this love letter will seem silly and even trivial to some who read it. But you have a depth that intrigues me. In a sense, one could speak […]

  • love note no. 22: dear second born.

    Dear Second Born, You turned fourteen yesterday.  I read this birthday post and birthday post and and marvel at the young woman I see today. You are beginning another seven year cycle of life. 14-21 years of age marks a time when thinking blossoms.  You are leaving the stage of learning through only feeling and are ready to meet the world […]

  • love note no. 21: dear spring.

    Dear Spring, Last week, to begin our “Time” unit, my son and I talked about the seasons.  I copied a poem on our little whiteboard that described a season. #5 closed his eyes and I read the poem aloud to him.  I asked him what he saw and to guess the season.  He then painted […]

  • love note no. 20: dear homeschooling.

    Dear Homeschooling, This is one of many letters that I will write to you because you appear in my daily gratitude list over and over again. Because of you I was able to hear myself say these words over the weekend: “Put your schoolwork away.  We have to go to the beach! You have all weekend […]

  • love note no.19: dear blog.

    It has been awhile since I have written.  I have had mix feelings about blogging.  It was a different place in the blogworld back when I started in 2009.  My original intention was to share my story and give me a chance to try writing.  This is still my intention. Please forgive my grammatical errors […]