Permaculture Student- Our Design

The design principal in permaculture was the first thing that drew me in. Everything in life can be designed to suit the needs of those involved and as an old time homeschooler that’s starting in with the first grandkids I’m wanting to design a homeschool plan more in tune with nature. The nature around usContinue reading “Permaculture Student- Our Design”

Tending the Garden

Permaculture Student by Matt Powers picture   Was it perfect in the Garden of Eden? I always thought so until recently, well actually I didn’t think about it I just assumed so. Does that make sense? Heaven was perfect, Eden was perfect, it was all perfect until Eve ate that non-botanically specific piece of vegetation.Continue reading “Tending the Garden”

Response to Uncle Jack

Here’s my husband Michael, son Luke, Jack Spirko and oldest son Erick at Jack’s tree planting day. They learned a lot and came home and got stuff done 🙂 For some strange reason our grand daughter Paisley looks at this picture and can name everyone, even “Uncle Jack” who’s not her uncle, who she’s neverContinue reading “Response to Uncle Jack”

Tipping to Homeschooling

Are you for freedom? Are you aware of the gap between the freedoms you think you should have verses what you’re willing to grant others?  Throughout history it seems that freedom comes when the masses rebel against the queen, in our case the bureaucrats, and demand their freedom OR as in the case of Ghandi youContinue reading “Tipping to Homeschooling”

My Mom Doesn’t Play Games

Having written the title of my latest brilliance on my giant white board, my 16 year old walks past and says, “That isn’t about you is it?” When I responded yes, he looked at me enquiringly??? I said, “Of course it’s about me.” He looks waiting, waiting, waiting. . . Then I had to confessContinue reading “My Mom Doesn’t Play Games”