Several years ago, a friend said to me, “Because, after all, the South should have won.” Astounded, I probably stood there with my mouth hanging open. Somehow the subject of the American Civil War came up, and her statement was so far from anything I had ever heard or been taught, I couldn’t say anything… Continue reading A Veteran’s Day Post
Days are shorter, and the air is cooler. I’ve pulled out my moccasins, which really need replaced for a newer pair and my fuzzy, Christmas pants. The family is talking about shopping for Christmas and asking who is coming over for Thanksgiving. Yet, 4 days ago, most of WV was under a tornado watch. Crazy,… Continue reading Busy and Blessed
I am sitting here and listening to the sounds of a town waking up. Traffic is busy up on the highway, a car passes my house every little bit, a truck or big piece of machinery is beeping away, letting folks behind it know that it means business. Someone is using power tools down the… Continue reading Life’s Mysteries, Story Questions
Where were you? Americans have been asking themselves and one another that question for seventeen years. Answers range from school to work, from vacation to home. Many can only say they remember hearing about it, as they were not even born, yet or were just babies. I was here in my kitchen. I had just… Continue reading Where Were You?
We have a new kitten in the house. The 14 year old and 11 year old are excited and rather distracted, and we haven’t even started our school work for the day. Our 2-year-old cat isn’t so sure about this meowing furball roaming around in her territory, but so far, no one has gotten hurt.… Continue reading Busy Day Update
**Please note: The writer of this blog, me, S. J. Wells is a follower of Jesus Christ, and therefore, my opinions and advice reflect my beliefs. If you are looking for advice with a more worldly view, look elsewhere. Well, I survived week one of homeschool adventure number 10, and today I will keep my… Continue reading Some Advice for the Novice Homeschooler
Wow. This morning I created homeschool journals for my girls, as I have been doing for…10 years? Truly, this is homeschool adventure number 10? What happened to homeschool adventures 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9? I was a novice homeschooler for so long, I feel like a hypocrite saying I’ve been at… Continue reading Homeschool Adventure Number What??