Parke County Bridges

Driving through Ohio, Indiana and Illinois crosses some of the most boring stretches of freeway in the United States. I don’t mean to insult these so called “flyover” states. In reality I think they are probably some of the nicest places to live and raise a family, but for just driving through the scenery leaves…

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Pittsburger Primanti Sandwiches

So Rick is a huge fan of the reality show Man vs. Food and he has always wanted to stop at Primanti Bros. in Pittsburgh. Primanti Bros. sandwiches (or sammichs if you want to say it like the locals) include cole slaw and fries right on the bread along with your choice of meaty fillings.…

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Frustrations of Moving

So we are now on our way to Alaska. Later than expected, but on our way. The last few days have been like being pricked by a thousand tiny needle. Luckily this is not my first rodeo when it comes to moving so none of it surprised me. In fact if everything had gone correctly…

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Moving Day

So we take a break from the informational posts about homeschooling for a moving update.  The move is moving forward.  It’s just as exhausting and confusing as it has been the last 12 times we moved.  Yes, we have moved twelve times in our marriage.  I tell people of us  it’s like childbirth.  You forget…

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Since so many people have been thrust into working from home and homeschooling because of the pandemic I thought I would write a follow up to my “How do you have time to homeschool?” post specifically geared towards working parents asking,  “How do you work and homeschool?” (be sure to read both posts for a…

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Curricula for Homeschool Grade 3, 4, 5

If you haven’t already read my post on designing a homeschool program for third through fifth grade you should read that first.  Otherwise this is a round up of all my absolute best homeschool curricula for elementary school.  Keep in mind while some of these are affiliate links and I will earn a commission on…

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