The World is Our Classroom As home schoolers we have learned to be very resourceful, viewing the world as our classroom. This fall we were blessed to find three caterpillars eating our dill. My son brought them into the house and put them in a large jar with all of the dill they could possibly eat and a stick. For … Read More

Ahhh……Vermont! We love it for its: beautiful mountains cool lakes crisp air vivid green dark nights bright stars rich black soil wildflowers peace and quiet maple syrup snow (yes….I said snow) mud season maple cremes skiing farms summer markets charm amazing fall colors state parks small towns old farmhouses historic barns quiet dirt roads…

“Have you got your wood in yet?” In Vermont, most of us have mixed feelings about the coming of fall weather. We love the summer and look forward to its warmth and lush foliage. However, summer is short here in the Green Mountain state and days without snow are limited. Seeing it come to an end can be disheartening. One … Read More

Summer Vacation I recall many elementary school teachers asking me to write about my summer vacation. Then, everyone in the class would stand in the front of the classroom and read their papers out loud. In memory of all those papers, I am going to tell you what I did on my summer vacation.We were blessed to take a trip … Read More