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How I Spent My Winter Vacation 2020

How I Spent My Winter Vacation 2020

“Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for.  Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.” Maya Angelou As I closed up my virtual classroom for the winter break on December 23, I posted the retooled image above. Eleven days […]

Thanksgiving: On The Farm With A Little Help From Our Friends And Family

Thanksgiving: On The Farm With A Little Help From Our Friends And Family

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. – William Arthur Ward In my Home Time series of posts written about summer vacation during a pandemic, I introduced you to my husband, Dick, in this post and our little farm in this post. In the post […]

How I Spent My Summer Vacation Four/Pottery

How I Spent My Summer Vacation Four/Pottery

“I am still learning.” – Michelangelo Did I just compare myself to Michelangelo? As if. This is the fourth in a series of posts written after a summer spent chiefly at home during the time of COVID-19. Except for occasional grocery trips, visiting my mother, or a trip to the wide open beach, we have been […]

How I Spent My Summer Vacation Three/Family

How I Spent My Summer Vacation Three/Family

¨You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.¨ — Desmond Tutu This is the third in a series of posts written after a summer spent chiefly at home during the time of COVID-19. Except for occasional grocery trips, visiting my mother, or a trip to the wide open […]

How I Spent My Summer Vacation Two/Backyard Barnyard

How I Spent My Summer Vacation Two/Backyard Barnyard

“I don’t know which is more discouraging, literature or chickens.” – E. B. White This is the second post about the summer of 2020, a summer spent chiefly at home during the time of COVID-19. Except for occasional grocery trips, visiting my mother, or a trip to the wide open beach, we have been home. I’m […]

How I Spent My Summer Vacation One/Gardening

How I Spent My Summer Vacation One/Gardening

“Take thy plastic spade, It is thy pencil; take thy seeds, thy plants, They are thy colours. – William Mason, The English Garden, 1782 This is the first in a series of posts written after a summer of Covid-19 pandemic quarantine. I believe we as a society have exhausted all the negative adjectives (uncertain, unprecedented, unimaginable, etc) […]