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Our time is up and it is time for our drive home. It is only a six hour drive so we are in no hurry to get home. I find it is always different going home. Going there I want …

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This day was not part of our original plan for the trip. We decided to add two more days to the trip when my wife was able to get the extra days off work. It meant that we (I) planned …

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Once again you get a day from out camping trip. This week has been all about cleaning and getting ready for the school year. We start back on Tuesday. The teachers for the public schools are on strike in our …

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The morning started with Margaret refusing to brush her hair, a fairly normal event. Giving up we handed the brush to Philip and told him to use it. He chased his sister with it. Not what we meant. Today’s hike …

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A Day in our Homeschool Life

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We have been through a number of ‘systems’ to try to manage our homeschool. One one hand I need for them to get things done on the other I like to let them loose to discover on their own. Finding …

 

Canadian Rocky Mountains: Day 4 Woodpecker Trail and Annette Lake

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Not much happened this week. We don’t go back to school until September and we mostly got caught up on errands. So I am going to use another day from our trip as my weekly wrap up. Today we finally …

 

Canadian Rocky Mountains: Day 3 Old Fort Point

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Our friends had to leave for home this morning so we had a large breakfast of bacon, eggs and hash-browns. It was a bit of a challenge to cook for 12 on a two burner camp stove. Everyone got fed …

 

My Homeschoolers 2014

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I thought I would use the majority of this as my new ‘about us’ page. So I am including all of us not just my homeschoolers. Philip – Grade 7 – 12 years old Philip was my first homeschooler having …

 

Canadian Rocky Mountains: Day 2 Jasper and Gondola Ride

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Today was the only full day that we had with our friends so we spent the whole day with them. They really wanted to go up the Gondola and that was on our list as well. First we needed to …

 

Canadian Rocky Mountains: Day 1 Drive to Jasper

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We have spent the last week camping in the Canadian Rocky Mountains so instead of a weekly wrap up you get Day 1 of our trip. I will be writing posts for each of the days we were away and …