We were all set for a relaxed weekend, when at 10 in the morning our place was suddenly bombarded by a deafening noise: our upstairs neighbor was having her floors sanded – without warning to us. Well… It was still going on when time Amie’s naptime came around, so we had to flee, and after […]
I published an article called Coperthwaite on Educating Children on Suite101.com. It’s a summary of William Coperthwaite’s views on the ills of traditional schooling and family life, and the roles of nature, community and physical labor in the education of children. Food for thought, definitely, for the home and unschoolers among you! Enjoy.
… six kinds of basil! Six! They’re in clay pots perched on the ledge that surrounds our basement entrance. Sounds gloomy? No: they’re in the sun! They’re soaking up the sun and soon we will harvest some of that energy for ourselves. I plan to get more herbs (last year we successfully grew basil, cilantro, rosemary, […]