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about, reflections »
8 years ago, Trish and I were married. We were together for 4 years before that as well. I am the luckiest man on earth, to have run into her at the right time, fallen in love with her and somehow, gotten her to fall in love with me. That first night we met (12 years ago next week, actually) was pure magic. I still remember that first kiss like it was yesterday, where our laughter melted into smiles and a kiss. A week later, …
about, reflections, selling a house »
I’ve always wondered about people who blog daily. I certainly can’t do it – at least not now with my current workload. Maybe when we’re in Costa Rica, but I really hope I spend less time at the computer when we’re there.
In the past month I built a social network site for unschoolers, which is now in the testing phase. Sometimes you have to run with an idea while the inspiration is there, and it had to be done. I’ve had a couple of NYT articles on my mind, one …
Will hopefully include a viewing the Bodies exhibit in NYC, a visit to South Street Seaport to view some of the boats and stuff, a visit to a local water park, a fishing trip for Arp and M, and a trip to the beach (either the Jersey Shore or Long Island).Â I can’t wait to see Bodies!
What are your plans for the rest of the summer?
about, attachment parenting, education, homeschooling, unschooling »
It’s strange to think of myself as being unschooled, but it seems to be true. It was part of an interesting dual existence – part-time schooling and part-time unschooling. I didn’t even think of it as unschooling until an astute parent pointed it out at our local unschooler’s support group. I think it accounts (on some level) for my general disregard for authority and groupthink.
about, attachment parenting, list, parenting »
I broke out an old sketch book today to do some duck drawings and came across a list that Trish & I made several years back. It’s called Things to do differently with our children and was probably written some evening when the dream of being parents devolved into a round robin on stuff our parents did that we didn’t like. What’s interesting is that we’ve followed it almost 100%:
Non-stressful, non-regimented buffet bbqs: Some of our family have bbqs that are pretty much outdoor equivalents of proper, full-course …