Books We Read: June 2021

I’ve read every word Bardugo’s set into print and will continue to follow the Grisha as long as she’s writing them. So much care goes into each character’s formation, a full rotation of physicality and emotions, and yet the story arc doesn’t slow.

Books We Read: May 2021

As the sun crisps the grass in our front yard and we retreat, yet again, to the table, I’m still thinking about all those hours sprawled outside. If you haven’t tried it, hammock reading improves even the least inspiring book. Try the good ones first, please.

Books We Read: April 2021

Our favorite books from April 2021, with a clear emphasis on the craft we utilized most during this time. There are such cute felting books lately!

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!

May 2 – Weekly Tracking

One week down…. Off we go, marching into the weekend at half pace, after a full week of go-go-go. I, for one, am tired. Full week, good week. May there be another.

April 25 – Weekly Tracking

Deep breath in… We’re hitting the end of our “school year,” or at least the part where I report it officially. We’re clearly ready to be outside nonstop, away from books and the table. Deep breath out… Two more weeks.

April 18 – Weekly Tracking

Please, please, please bring me more spring weather! I’m in love with the green and verdant things, and all of the birdsong.

Books We Read: March 2021

Our favorite books from the 100s of March read-alouds.

April 11 – Weekly Tracking

Overwhelmed with work this week, so there’s no drawing section. Oh well. Pared down to the basics between grandparents and the need for down time, plus inclement weather. Are we done yet?!?