Category Archives: Books

A Great Read

If you are looking for a great book, this is it! A woman, a follower of the Honorable Jesus Messiah, lived and worked in Afghanistan for five years establishing an NGO to help Afghan women. The stories of her  interactions with and lessons learned about the Afghan people are incredibly interesting and insightful!   [Thanks, […]

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A New Course of Study

As Abby has been recently diagnosed with Celiac disease (and we are wondering just how far the apple has fallen from the tree), I have been doing a lot of reading on how to adapt our family diet to suit the nutritional needs of all.  I am learning to bring my glasses to the grocery […]

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Seine Routine

Allison’s German class has been studying reflexive verbs.  This week, the students were instructed to illustrate a book about their morning routine. Allison’s very adorable little bear (dog?) (lamb?) got to be our photo model for this project. . . Er wåscht sich das Gesicht. Er tut sich die Kontaktlinse rein. Er putzt sich die […]

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Summer Occupations

I am not much of a fan of summer assignments as I believe all good brains need rest, relaxation, and creative diversions.  It seems that most school systems today are concerned about academic set-backs, however, and pile on the summer work. The girls have a plethora of assignments for their upcoming AP courses and have […]

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Trooper Reads Aloud and Special Friends Jump for Jesus

I had the privilege of being in the church library this morning when esteemed local artist (and friend), Mary Lawrence Allen, arrived to read to the children.  Apparently, her friendly squirrel side-kick, Trooper, has been coming to read to the children in this library for over 30 years!  [That’s some squirrel!]  I thought their relationship […]

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