Holiday

Day 12 Today I declared a Forest Academy holiday. We are taking a three day weekend. We will read our book assignment and get dressed (maybe), but we are not going to adhere to a school day schedule.  I’ve decided that the book I’m reading needs to be finished today, and that I want to […]

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Blue Clear Sky

Day 11 Remember how I said I needed to get my driver’s license renewed before March 30th?  Yeah, that hasn’t happened. A bit of a bright spot today, however, is that the DMV is closed until at least April 10th; and all licenses that expire during this time are extended until 30 days past the […]

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Grow Old With Me

Day 10 Today is our 12th wedding anniversary. This is definitely the most odd way to spend an anniversary.  We are not going out for dinner. We didn’t get each other gifts. We barely acknowledged the day other than to say “Hey, Happy Anniversary”.  But Terry made me coffee. He got dressed and went to […]

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Somewhere Beyond the Sea

Day 9 I spiralled down a rabbit hole of news coverage this morning. I’ve actually been doing pretty well not doing that so far, but today that came crashing down. Also, I have a terrible chest cold and am generally miserable, so I am not sleeping well.  And before you ask, no I don’t have […]

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Monday, Monday

Day 8 Week 2 begins! I couldn’t sleep last night and ended up on the couch watching Ken Burns’ Baseball until the wee hours of the morning.  I finally fell asleep at some point around dawn, but then the dog needed to be walked around 6:30. Long story short (too late), I went back to […]

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The Coloring Song

Day 7 And just like that, it’s been a week. We’ve entered the phase of this process where I need to remind myself what day it is. It is Sunday, in case you didn’t remember either. A lot of churches are doing online services and I’ve clicked on a couple to see what that looks […]

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The Gambler

Day 6 Happy Saturday, friends! I’m writing this post early today because I plan to disconnect from most technology (not music) for the rest of the day.  I’ve been awake since 5:30 a.m. because – well you know why – the dog! I didn’t bother to try to go back to sleep. I’ve been reading […]

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