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*** If you don’t mind, they reset the count today and I’d appreciate a vote: click here.  You can vote once each day.  Thanks!  (Click the owl on the left). Those dark, heavy rains that drench southern California every autumn arrived →MORE...

Sep 30, 2011
    -  Okay, chickadee.  It’s time for us to get home and make lunch.    -  No!  No, Momma!  Cannot go!    -  Darling, we’ve been here for over two hours.  It’s time for lunch.  We can come back this →MORE...

Sep 29, 2011
WHAT?, Charlotte has been asking me as we watch spiders slide across their webs in the morning.  Spider-webs, I keep telling her.  And I explain how they are built and why and whenever I see a spider wrapping its prey I →MORE...

Sep 13, 2011
The more slowly trees grow at first, the sounder they are at the core, and I think the same is true of human beings.  – Henry David Thoreau Charlotte is two years old which means that our home-education journey has officially →MORE...

Dear Charlotte, Nearly a century ago, an essayist named Marcel Proust put his pen to a paper and wrote this: If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream →MORE...