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Adventures with Jude · 13h ago

Pop Final!

For the last few weeks, Celia has come out of the karate dojo saying, "I'm almost ready for my belt test. We're just waiting on (one of the other orange belt kids) to be ready so we will do ...
Adventures with Jude · 1w ago

Cape Cod Beach "Photo Shoot"

My in-laws have a vacation home at the beach, and like to put up pictures of the grandkids.  My mother-in-law has asked me if I'd give her more recent ones, and I always plan to take some bu...
Adventures with Jude · 1W ago

Math Essentials: No-Nonsense Algebra (Homeschool Review Crew)

Last winter, Celia found herself struggling in math, and was moved from the advanced placement Algebra I class to the "regular track" Pre-algebra program at her school.  At the time, there w...
Adventures with Jude · 1W ago

Teach Me Greek (Homeschool Review Crew)

"Learning a language that doesn't use the Latin alphabet" has been on my bucket list for years.  When I was in college, I had a friend who spoke fluent Ukranian, and she taught me how to tra...
Adventures with Jude · 1W ago

Birthday Day Twins

 The last teen year for Luke, the first year of double digits for Jude. Happy birthday, boys!©2012- 2017 Adventures with Jude. All rights reserved. All text, photographs, artwork, and other...
Adventures with Jude · 2W ago

Heirloom Audio Productions: In the Reign of Terror (Homeschool Review Crew)

When we last left off our listening to Heirloom Audio Productions, "Henty" hinted at returning to "London on the 14th of July, which is a date that has significance in quite another story......
Adventures with Jude · 3W ago

Lucky Number 7 (Wordless Wednesday)

Happy Birthday, Damien! ©2012- 2016 Adventures with Jude. All rights reserved. All text, photographs, artwork, and other content may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form without th...
Adventures with Jude · 3W ago

ACTÍVA Crafting Supplies (Homeschool Review Crew)

Papier mache is a craft form that I have always enjoyed. The mess involved...not so much. There's the paper cutting or ripping with newsprint all over your hands, and the flour-and-water pas...
Adventures with Jude · 3W ago

What we're up to: July

Ok, so maybe back in March, "monthly" updates were ambitious.  How about on a trimester basis? Good enough, yes? Good.Much of our school time since April has been finishing one program and s...
Adventures with Jude · 4W ago

Checkers (Almost Wordless Wednesday)

Damien had a doctor's appointment today, and we stopped for lunch on our way home.  He and Jude asked to play checkers while we waited for our food.  They were like two little old men, givin...