Weekly Wrap up: Catching Up


In my life this week… Well it has been several very busy weeks. To get caught up I am going to cover the highlights. This time period started out with Halloween. I posted our costumes last time. We ended up …

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Weekly Wrap up: Scout Camp


In my life this week… I am sad to report that my mother passed away on the 19th. The end came quickly and I know that she is in a better place and pain free. My wife and I went …

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Weekly Wrap up: Thanksgiving


In my life this week… I missed another post. Last weekend was Thanksgiving up here in Canada and that meant going up to my wife’s uncle’s cabin to get it ready for ski season. Mostly that meant chopping wood. We …

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Weekly Wrap up: Beavertown


In my life this week… My week started out with a weekend camp with the Beavers called Beavertown. I had a wonderful time. We were in cabins with decent beds and that made it far easier. The camp is a …

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Weekly Wrap up: We now Return to Regular Programming


In my life this week… I am finally caught up on my my vacation posts, Pender Island and Sasquan the World Science Fiction Convention and my curriculum posts, Philip Grade 8, Margaret Grade 6, Ian Grade 2. The vacation posts …

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Margaret Grade 6


Margaret is in Grade 6 and she is exactly where she is supposed to be. She is the easiest of mine to handle mainly because she is not ADD, the rest of us are. Math Margaret will be working through …

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Philip Grade 8


Philip is in Grade 8 and is for the most part is where he should be. I would like him to be farther ahead in math but that is mostly because the course load get heavier at this point if …

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Ian Grade 2 Curriculum


Ian is now in grade 2. We started two weeks ago now but it has been so busy I haven’t had time to write these posts. Ian skipped kindergarten basically because I started early and thus when it came time …

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Homeschool Room 2015


Not much has changed for the upcoming school year. We all have our desks and computers. Yes, we are a tech family. Computers get passed down from kid to kid. We also have acquired some used computers cheap that have …

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Middle School and High school in BC


I was asked about how Middle school and High school worked in BC and while I am just starting that journey with Philip here is what I have figured out so far. First there is a difference between the physical …

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