When Poetry Unites

Embracing current events in real-time is a hallmark of homeschools everywhere. When something happens, we can watch, research, discuss and learn from it as it happens. Today, the Inauguration of our 46th President of the United States is a prime example of just this type of learning. January 20, 2021: We began this snowy winter…

My Little Christmas Library

Our Victorian-era house has a library, so collecting gorgeous and favorite books is not a new thing for us. Our library is ‘artfully curated’ – which means it is interesting, but not exactly organized. I have it laid out in sections by genre and again by the author but fall short of actual cataloging, and…

Home for the Holidays

Well, this is different! For the first time in seven years, we are spending the holidays at our house in Newport. All the traditions of Christmas’ past that we had set aside in lieu of travel, have found a home in our hearts easily this year as if we never left. The recent days we…