day 1 …

DSCN0645

Happy New Year’s Day ! =) It is snowy outside our den, and I am glad to report we are happy and warm.  The Historian began 7th grade today !!!! She worked hard; ops norm, and is currently in her bedroom playing with her lego set… thanks Grandpa and Meme! She has really enjoyed the year thus far, she told me over a hot rice casserole for lunch. =) Yes, all 15 hours of it. =) She has this infectious happiness that you can’t ignore, and true to form; she has been in high spirits all day. She is continuing with her maths program, is studying the Crusades in history and is working thru unit 2 in Latin. We discussed technological advances made possible with better materials and stronger math skills during the Crusades and new trade routes that made getting a wider variety of fruits and veggies possible for the first time in parts of Europe… hence better than normal health and lifespan. She began “Of Mice and Men” today, much to her delight. She is a fan of dear Mr. Steinbeck and hopes to read his entire catalog of works in the next few years. We have much Chemistry and Biology planned for the long winter days and lots of writing and other necessities. She is most excited about a unit about Roman culture which will complement her Latin studies quite nicely. =)

For dinner, my foxling has requested a favorite of hers… breakfast foods ! I am making purple potatoes with onion and garlic, shirred eggs and cucumbers and apples. An easy meal, with minimal clean up. I owe a letter or 2 to friends and will be working on them tonight, while she draws and The Professor plans out his semester. Quiet togetherness and a bit of jazz… just what the DR ordered. I hope you all are ushering in the best year of your lives, and you have a peaceful night.

Advertisements

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Liana
    Jan 01, 2013 @ 21:25:22

    …just wanna come hang out with you on a snowy day 🙂

    Reply

  2. tishmoon
    Jan 02, 2013 @ 10:37:52

    Thanks… you bring the conversation, I’ll bring the coffee ! =)

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

to irrigate the desert...

watering the future, one mind at a time

Zipf's Law

A blog about the implications of the statistical properties of language for second language learners

Sincerely Reine

Beauty, lifestyle & everything in between

Behind the White Coat

Beats a real human heart...

No Blog Intended

But the pun is

The Bumble Files

The truth is in here

Bluefish Way

The life of Ralph, Natascha and our cats

coffee and a blank page

a feminist writes, rants, remembers

rarasaur

frightfully wondrous things happen here.

Power Plant Men

True Power Plant Stories

Mad Tea Party in My Head

Clean Cup! Move Down!

The Virtual Statesman

The Independent & Engaging Political Commentator

CombatBabe

somewhat witty, often combative.

A Tramp in the Woods

A nature diary from the Forest of Dean.

Mollytopia

Fabulously Refined/Wildy Inappropriate

talinorfali

Don't ever change yourself to impress someone, cause they should be impressed that you don't change to please others -- When you are going through something hard and wonder where God is, always remember that the teacher is always quiet during a test --- Unknown

Be Like Water

Music, Film and Life

Dream, Play, Write!

Today, make a commitment to your writing.

Storyshucker

A blog full of humorous and poignant observations.

%d bloggers like this: