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In my life this week… The week started out with a Scout hiking/camping trip. They started on Saturday, hiked part of the way and then camped overnight with shelters they made themselves. In the morning they hiked the rest of …

Sylvia says:
That is quite the back pack! It looks heavy. And I must say that building their... more
Carol says:
“Only 6 hours” away. Ha! Sounds exciting! The cabinet looks like my... more
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In my life this week… Our week started with our local Catholic Family Camp. Families from all over the diocese gather and camp for two nights. It is very well organized and we get to go to talks. There is …

Karen says:
Sounds like a nice time at camp. I love the picture of Philip asleep on his... more
Sylvia says:
That is a sweet picture of Phiilip trying so hard to do his work but not... more
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In my life this week… Well school has started back for us at least. The public system is still out on strike and the rhetoric from both sides is pretty fierce. It is going to be a while. I feel …

Chrystal Bliske says:
I hope the routine gets going quickly for you. I’m sitting here staring... more
Sylvia says:
I’ll have to get caught up on your vacation posts! It’s too bad... more
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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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Canadian Rocky Mountains: Day 7 Banff

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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 …

 

Canadian Rocky Mountains: Day 6 Ice Fields Parkway

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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 …

 

Canadian Rocky Mountains: Day 5 Maligne Canyon

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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 …

 

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 …