Category Archives: Family Life

Oh Shenandoah, I love your daughter

What does the world look like when you travel home on a fall night after a day of packing up your Mom’s house after her death? Rick drove. I thought about how she loved this Virginia trip from Berryville to … Continue reading

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Selling the Homeschooling Books

Or, Jeanne Contemplates Empty Shelf Syndrome Last night I listed some of our homeschool books for sale. Some homeschoolers sell books throughout the years, but my homeschooling has been spread over children widely spaced in ages, so I was always … Continue reading

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Fall Soccer Practice

It seems like just the other day that the soccer year started, with July heat and humidity accompanying the early months of training. Wednesday night, Nick’s Richmond Kickers U16 Elite soccer team scrimmaged a U18 Classic team at Ukrop Park … Continue reading

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New Team, New Number

Here are some photos from the 2013 Virginia Cup Labor Day Soccer Tournament in Richmond last weekend. I tried to post them on Facebook, but Facebook’s album loader is not working today, so I’m putting them on my blog before the … Continue reading

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Semester Vesper

Yesterday I joined the throngs buying 17 cent notebooks, and I realized that even though we’re homeschooling and have observed many years of Not Back to School, this year, the returning-to-school season has swept us up. Our oldest son has … Continue reading

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