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Adventures with Jude · 1d ago

Five Minute October: Remain

Remain.I'm drawing a blank. I keep coming back to write this one, and my mind just remains empty.  I don't have anything funny or philosophical to go with the prompt.  I guess I'll remain ho...
Adventures with Jude · 2d ago

Five Minute October: Try

Try.This one is pretty easy.  "Try" was the word I chose for my "Word of the Year" back in January.  My goal was to try new things, or still get started even if I knew finishing was going to...
Adventures with Jude · 4d ago

Five Minute October: Write

Write.I'm going to admit I've written this in advance.  I've taken this week off from blogging to celebrate my anniversary, but I wanted to participate, so I'm writing ahead a little.Writing...
Adventures with Jude · 5d ago

Five Minute October: Remember

Remember.That's an easy one for today.  What I remember is getting married, 20 years ago today.I remember my maid of honor's mother cornering me as I returned from the hairdresser, handing m...
Adventures with Jude · 6d ago

Five Minute October: Listen

Listen.I'm reminded of the time Luke presented his Science Fair project on the physics of paper airplanes.  I'm not entirely unconvinced that the judges didn't award him first place just bec...
Adventures with Jude · 1w ago

CTCMath (Homeschool Review Crew)

When Jude first started doing math, it was a huge struggle.  We went through several programs before finding CTCMath and found that it checked quite a few boxes for us. It was online; one of...
Adventures with Jude · 1w ago

Five Minute October: Plan

Plan.One of my favorite parts of homeschooling is our field trips. Rather than taking a field trip day once or twice a month, we save up our time and pennies to do a longer trip in new locat...
Adventures with Jude · 1W ago

Five Minute October: Truth

Truth.When I started out on this "Five minutes a day" thing, I didn't think it would be so difficult.  I knew the hardest part was getting started, but having a daily topic to focus on shoul...
Adventures with Jude · 1W ago

Five Minute October: Hold

Hold. Hold on, time.  When did my babies get so big?  My smallest "baby" is seven,  my eldest nineteen. I'm hearing a lot more "Hold this while I go off to do..."  I'm just waiting on "Hold ...
Adventures with Jude · 1W ago

Five Minute October: Story

Story.When I read today's prompt, it prompted an earworm -- the track "If You Knew My Story," from the Broadway musical Bright Star.  This was one of those shows that never seemed to gain tr...