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JennyAlaska
Juneau, Alaska
an explorer teaching my four children 4-10 at home and in the woods
Interests: Spelunking, Meandering, Pondering, Responding, building Cairns at the top of Juneau mountains, running the Lemon Creek trail, jamming with all sorts of berries and instruments, and various other adventures
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This is my sister Selah! She ran the whole way to Twin Lakes- almost one mile! This is Jude my brother. He is playing lego. My Dad made the cars with him that he is playing with. This is Helena my sister. She is doing homework at our kitchen table.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2010 at Reviews and Adventures
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GREEN Lillbert's 13th birthday starts off with a bang; literally, a bang! When a package explodes on her porch, all the neighbours gather around her house. When she thinks that nothing worse could happen, it does! She runs up to her room to change, and there are three Leprauchans sitting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2010 at Reviews and Adventures
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REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM It all started when Rebecca's aunts opened an opportunity for Rebecca's older sister and her mother. A full education and one less child for her mom to take care of.(she had seven.) But her older sister would'nt go, she had to help her mom at the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2010 at Reviews and Adventures
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THE MOFFATS ''The Moffats can always make a boring day a unbeatable one'' (The Moffats, Estes) Sylvie, Joey, Janey and Rufus Moffat, and of course mama, are a family that live in the town of Cranberry on the East Coast of the United States of America. They have a museum... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2010 at Reviews and Adventures
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The Borrowers Pod Homily and Arrietty, is a small but sweet family of borrowers . until one day ... Pod is out borrowing to replace the tea cup Arriety had broken the week before. He's climbing down the curtain when a 'bean' see's him. In the history of borrowers, the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2010 at Reviews and Adventures
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This book "Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants" by Carol R. Biggs (self published) is the best guide to local plants in Juneau. I bought the two small volumes about three weeks ago, so we could be more intentional when we wandered around the local trails, and for my kids it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2010 at Reviews and Adventures
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Today my sisters and me learned about ancient history. We are using the book "Usborne Internet Linked Ancient World". Right now I'm learning about the first farmers of the earth. I think that the book is a really good book to learn by and it teaches you about the history... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2010 at Hazel's Review
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Today was my first day homeschooling. and my mom is doing a french curriculum, with me and my sister. It is called "French is Fun with Serge the Cheeky Monkey"and it is published by the BBC. I think it's for kids younger than my age, but I think it helps... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2010 at Hazel's Review
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Today is a rainy day in Juneau; and on this first day of homeschooling I am realizing quickly which subjects I will need to spend more time preparing for: Math, Geography and History. But even though I forgot about a workshop I was supposed to lead (on making mosaics)(I cannot... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2010 at Reviews and Adventures
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Today I washed the picture windows in front of the new table desk my husband built for our kids, and tried to slow down the rush of broken thoughts that keeps rushing in: all the unknowns that I can't control or vaguely feel I should have done. In three days... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2010 at Reviews and Adventures
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