Campfire S’mores

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Rebecca and Dad built a campfire in the back yard.

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Interesting camera spasm, huh?

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We enjoyed some tasty s’mores!

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We should do this more often. I relish the crackle and aroma of a campfire.

Especially withOUT the hard work of hauling tents, sleeping bags, and coolers to a crowded campground!

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After our snack, Rebecca used the ipad Star Walk app to identify planets and constellations. If you have an ipad, I highly recommend this extraordinary $2.99 app.

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Beware the blue ninja.

9.29.13

my 2 high schoolers

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Our 2013-2014 school year began with our customary Virgil’s Root Beer treat.

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It’s shocking to realize that both my students are now high schoolers.

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Rebecca is beginning 9th grade…

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and Christian is in 10th.

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In fact, this is our 9th year of home education. Where has the time gone?

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Although Golden is NOT a high schooler, he refused to be left out of the photo shoot.

9.3.13

root beer reward / final day of “school year”

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Rebecca requested that we celebrate the end of our 2012-2013 school year the same way we marked its beginning—with a root beer treat.

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Rebecca – moving on to 9th grade
Golden – still in preschool
Christian – on to 10th grade

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By the way, this Virgil’s Root Beer is all natural and Feingold-approved, and it’s delicious!

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It didn’t help that Terry stood behind me while I was attempting to photograph these unruly students. I have no idea what he was doing, but the rest of the family found it hilarious enough.

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Just for fun, here’s a flashback to the last day of school pic from May 2007. What a difference 6 years makes!

5.30.13