“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” - Mary Oliver

Month: March 2018

Monument Valley

Monument Valley

Have you ever heard of Monument Valley? To be honest, I’m not sure I ever had before researching our trip to Grand Canyon. Once I read about it, though, it went straight on our must-see list. Monument Valley lies on the border of Arizona and […]

Week 10 – Learning on the Go

Week 10 – Learning on the Go

Here we are, ten weeks into our travel and homeschool adventure. When I was researching homeschool, I heard that it takes a few months to find a groove and feel comfortable. I would say we’ve reached peak discomfort (at least I hope so) and are […]

Week 9 – Butterflies, Basquiat & Boredom

Week 9 – Butterflies, Basquiat & Boredom

Whew. This week we are tackling the doldrums of late winter – mud, grey skies, and barely any sunshine. It’s not always fun and I hear “I’m bored” a lot. Sigh. We are ready for spring. And Italy. Luckily we have great places to visit […]

Blue Ice!

Blue Ice!

Guys. We took a spontaneous trip to Mackinaw City yesterday to see the blue ice. Have you heard about it? You can read CNN coverage of it here. It’s rare and beautiful, and we just couldn’t miss it. I was pretty proud of myself for […]

Week 8 – Recycling, Presentations & Giant Holes

Week 8 – Recycling, Presentations & Giant Holes

Well, we’re eight weeks into our travel / homeschool journey. We started our week with a field trip to the Kent County Recycling & Education Center. They offer free tours and activities every Monday from 1:00 – 5:00. I’ve been meaning to go for a […]