Yearly Archives: 2010
Today we have started a regular driving schedule so the kids can get more practice. I like our driving plan very much. The main reason I like it is because it involves a lot of driving around looking for a … Continue reading
We’ve been drawing again! 6B pencils and lots of free time (on my part) resulted in THIS: Guess who it is! Now that I see it all scanned, I see all the flaws (My drawing flaws of course. The person … Continue reading
I just checked his facebook account. Employer: UnemployedHigh School: Did not graduateCollege: Community college (night school)Activities and interests: Guitar playing and free stuff It is all true.
Notice the particularly loving expressions on the faces of Rigo and Christian.
I mentioned in an earlier post that we purchased two books on drawing to begin to work through over the Christmas holiday. We have decide to start with the book Drawing for Older Children and Teens by Mona Brookes. Here … Continue reading
Tio Laurin sent us this amazing photo last night. Kelly and Christian’s oldest cousin on the Mexican side had her Quinceañera (a very big occasion celebrating her 15th birthday) in November. We were unable to attend, partially because of the … Continue reading
We had our normal Saturday morning breakfast at McDonald’s then came home to hit the books. The kids are preparing for their Calculus and Biology tests. I will work on the GaugeCam project. A couple of weeks ago, I was … Continue reading
Christian did a stellar job on his first final, Western Civilization I. Kelly has her first final this afternoon for her American Literature I class. There is a weekend and two days left before they finish their first semester. The … Continue reading
Christian has his first final exam today. Tomorrow, Kelly has her first. Both of the kids continue to study hard. They will both be finished by Tuesday. We have decided we need to do some creative stuff over the holidays, … Continue reading
There is a new baby in the family! Lorena’s brother Lynn and his beautiful wife Rosalinda had a bouncing baby boy. It is their third. My understanding that his two big brothers Lynncito and Marloncito decided that he should be … Continue reading
Better living through Skype. Kelly and I, this very morning, determined that it is easier to Skype each other when I am upstairs in my office and she (or anyone else) is down in the kitchen. That is our normal … Continue reading
Special note: I mentioned in this post that I would try to find a picture of our first Thanksgiving turkey. I looked for it, but found this one that liked even better. It has nothing to do with anything. I … Continue reading
Kelly will be posting new Betty Blonde comics once per week on Mondays. She will go back to full time in the summers, but will have to stay in once per week mode at least through these first two years … Continue reading
We had a great time down in Atlanta. One of the funniest parts was when our buddy Ralph (from Sweden) took us down to his favorite Mexican grocery store to buy some stuff for a Mexican barbecue that he cooked … Continue reading
I just heard about a book by an education professor name James Tooley (h.t. NRO). The book is titled The Beautiful Tree. It is about private education in the poorest neighborhoods of the poorest countries. I know that homeschool is … Continue reading
I like to take a glamor shot or two of myself around Thanksgiving time. I thought you all might enjoy it if I shared my favorite from this year. I will only note that this was AFTER dinner.
I went ahead and disabled Facebook last night. I decided I could see anything I want to see on Lorena’s Facebook. It is something that did not add any value to my life. It is interesting that the kids spend … Continue reading
Man, it seems like we have been working through weekends forever. I worked at the GaugeCam laboratory again this weekend while the kids spent virtually the entire weekend on labs, papers, and other homework. They work late into the night … Continue reading