Category Archives: college

The Stay at Home Order

These are historic times.  We have never before shut our country down over a virus.  Granted, this virus has killed people and will continue to kill people, which is always a tragedy.  That said, we have had much more serious … Continue reading

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Tired and Sore

It’s been quite busy since finding the evidence of mice last week.  One has been killed.  I don’t know how many others are down there.  Back in the spring we had the chimney worked on, and it was discovered that … Continue reading

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It’s So Hard

My middle child is taking her first college classes this semester.  Two to start.  She took last year off as even mentioning taking classes caused her body to tense.  She has sensory processing disorder, which for her also brought anxiety. … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I have not been faithful to my blog this summer.  I could blame crazy schedules and being sick, but it still comes down to me.  Now it’s time to just get back to it. School has begun, and each of … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

Today I didn’t really feel like working, but ended up getting some things done anyway.  One of the tasks I hadn’t planned on was organizing supplies in the bathroom cabinets.  This doesn’t happen often as my arthritic knee makes it … Continue reading

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Growing Pains

Our oldest will be in her third year of college this fall.  Due to AP/IB tests, she’s been a Junior for a semester, but her program is five years.  Period.  No way around it.  Many universities have engineered their programs … Continue reading

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A New Turn

Almost since we were married twenty four years ago, DH has toyed with the idea of going back to school to get his master’s degree.  Recently he looked into an on-line program and within just a couple of weeks decided … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

This past week I used a free photo book coupon to make a “year book” for my home schooled daughter who is graduating this year.  Last year she took a veterinary science class and the instructors took tons of pictures … Continue reading

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The Start of the School Year

The oldest child was dropped off at college (this is new for us) this past weekend.  My home schooled senior and public schooled freshman started classes today.  The youngest was quite eager to begin, especially after seeing DD1’s college.  The … Continue reading

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The AP/IB Lie

Our oldest daughter just graduated from high school and completed the IB (International Baccalaureate) degree.  One of the ‘big sells’ of the program is that she could begin college with sophomore status.  Entering college with credit already earned is one … Continue reading

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