In my life this week… Got one graduate school application finished this past week and working on another one. Yes, I am going back to school. This time for a Masters Degree in History. I have done speech-language pathology for 17 years; it is time for a change! I am anxious to see which schools accept me to their program, so I can make a decision who will be getting all my money come fall...wow... Graduate school has certainly gone up since last time I went.
In our homeschool this week… We are continuing to read daily and also practice Math and French through summer. We will start our new homeschool year on Sept. 5th.
Helpful homeschooling tips or advice to share… I just bought the book "Homeschool your child for free" by Laura Meary Gold and Joan M. Zielinski. It is AMAZING! I added the Amazon link so you can check it out for yourself. What a wonderful resource.
I am inspired by…quiet moments.
Places we’re going and people we’re seeing…We just got back from a wonderful date weekend in Los Angeles. The reported "Carmageddon" made for practically no traffic which was great for us. The highlight of the weekend was seeing Sarah McLachlan at the Hollywood Bowl.
My favorite thing this week was… The Hollywood Bowl concert. We had so much fun. It was also wonderful to see the ocean again and enjoy some temperate weather!
Questions/thoughts I have...My pc, sometimes does "it's own thing" with my fonts and spacing. Sorry. The last remaining inconvenience from the virus it had last year.
Things I’m working on… new Girl Scout year meetings plans and new homeschool year plans. With these two responsibilities, plus going back to get another degree, I will not be sleeping again till about 2013. Did I mention that part of the degree requirement is being proficient in a foreign language? So I have been working on French every spare minute! In LA last weekend, we met a family from France. I was able to tell them I had 5 children, 2 boys, 3 girls, etc. My sentences were all very short and very simple. I have much work to do!
I’m reading… Just finished "Sense and Sensibility" again and now reading "Emma" which is our Jane Austen bookclub selection for the upcoming August meeting. I would love to read Jaycee Lee Duggard's new book, but, being the mother of three little girls, I don't think I could bear it. How about you? Did you read it?
I’m cooking… trying to cook more meatless selections more regularly. Better for the body, better for the environment, and better for the pocketbook!
I’m grateful for… education.
I’m praying for… direction on the kids education, and my own.
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Have a great week, and enjoy some quiet moments!