Readin’ and Ritin’ and ‘Rithmetic

School begins tomorrow. In fact, my alarm will go off in 12 hours and 10 minutes (it's now 4:50 p.m.), and my year as a Buccaneer will have begun. Thad is going to kindergarten. I haven't talked about it a lot. I guess the reason I'm not so overcome by it is because I REALLY …

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Back to School

Well, it’s that time again. The kids come on Monday. We’ve been forced to sit most of the week listening to other people talk when there were a lot of other things we’d rather be doing in our rooms. . .which, as someone wisely pointed out, should let us know EXACTLY how our students feel …

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Part the third: “Breathe through the burlap. It’s a loose knit.”

(My children thought it was great when I had a Veggie Tales title. . .and this line from the "extras" of Jonah fit perfectly as the title for this section. Read on.) We finally got to a point where we were actually moving again. I was driving, the kids were sitting like perfect angels (I …

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