Homeschool

8 Cuts

Progress continues, slowed a little by my dealing with a migraine that took me down this morning. We didn’t really get going until afternoon, and by then it was already more than 100F out there. Slowly, slowly. Patience, and lots of liquid, and then my friend handing me about 32 oz of delicious iced coffee… Read More 8 Cuts

Homeschool

School at Home

  This isn’t going to be a long post, it’s a quick intro to a topic I’ll be blogging on at least once a week going forward.  The Little Man is 15 now, and a sophomore, and would like me to let you know that he’s being homeschooled. I talked to him at the beginning… Read More School at Home

Education, Homeschool, science

Hydrostatic Skeletons: Or, why don’t we have ten foot tall slugs?

In a recent post I mentioned my childhood battle with slugs, and John in Philly commented, infecting me with the delightful mental image of a small girl holding a ten-foot tall slug at bay with her salt sprayer. So why don’t we have ten-foot slugs? Elephants can get that big. Whales get even bigger, although… Read More Hydrostatic Skeletons: Or, why don’t we have ten foot tall slugs?