School’s in session, the rain’s finally arrived, and today’s the autumn equinox. Break out your boots and the pumpkin spice, ’cause it’s fall y’all!
“Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” -JK Rowling, Deathly Hallows
It’s also National Hobbit Day, which delights this nerdy Tolkien-lover to no end.
We’re still getting our sea legs as we resume homeschool studies, striving to find a master schedule that doesn’t leave Mommy perma-exhausted from driving taxi daily to activities.
bagging produce donated to our local food-share.
tour of a piano tuner’s shoppe.
landscaping underway on our fixer-upper.
ferry boat ride, wherein I anxiously instructed the kids to “unbuckle and roll down the windows for safety”, quite the juxtaposition of our typical vehicular precautions.
to aunt Heidi & uncle Jason’s new farm.
a kiwi bush!
ogling uncle’s real-life race car.
Addt’l random bits:
mermaid stamps for pen-pal correspondence.
firstborn continues to knit creative handicrafts.
unintentional twinning at kinder pickup.
So those are our recent homeschool happenings. We’re ready for the weekend, and I’m so glad it’s fall!