October 3 – Weekly Tracking + Photos

Long before we had kids, George and I always found somewhere to BE in the mountains this time of year. It’s just rejuvenating to meander outside as the seasons shift. Now we pretend this fall tradition is “for Wilder’s birthday.”

August 30 – Weekly Tracking + Photos

It’s our first week thrown fully into our new schedule, though I haven’t yet unleashed a new morning routine at home. (Felt like too much all at once.) Now at the end of it: tiredness. Two full-on social days sandwiching a 90-minute car trip to Wilder’s 3-hour shop class means we’re drained by Thursday. WithContinue reading “August 30 – Weekly Tracking + Photos”

The Week in Photos – August 9, 2021

Last week, we did some camping with friends – and this is one of those things that’s consistently better with friends. I highly recommend it.

The Week in Photos – July 17, 2021

I don’t know if it’s simply reactive, a post-Covid leaving of the space we were forced to inhabit for a year, but we’ve been far busier than expected this particular year.

The Week in Photos – July 11, 2021

We were only home for three days this past week. Sigh. Poor planning, really. But there wasn’t anything I’d skip. Happy summer!

Last Week in Photos – May 30, 2021

First camping

Camping as a Respawn Point

Those kids can be respawned – newly set into the world – each time we camp. I think of camping now as making space for that, setting up the world of play, and I try doubly hard to find places with points of interest, with wild life, with water, with plenty of tree cover, all the advantages of a decent Minecraft world.

May 9 – Weekly Tracking

And the “official” school year is over for us, and with it the end of my weekly tracking posts. I do this each week throughout the year, just for myself. These posts will see you next fall! Adios!