Category Archives: work

AT RISE Homeschool Edition: Breakfast

Wednesday, April 15th 2020   AT RISE:  It is 9:30am in The Homeschool and everyone is on their computers.  CJ is working on Reflex Math and Mom is online after stress-eating a block of cheese. CJ:  Mom can I have some … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Rant of Desperation

Tuesday, April 14th 2020 (Please note this rant is from the day *before* things were coming to a head.  Now that we’re coming out the other side it feels safer to post, mostly just for posterity in this historical time.  … Continue reading

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AT RISE Homeschool Edition: Mean Ol’ Marm

Tuesday, April 14th 2020 AT RISE:  It is mid-morning at home.  Mom and Dad are deep into Homeschool Custodial Duties as the children work on schoolwork at their desks. MOM: [To Boy]  Whatcha workin’ on Babe? GAVIN:  Oh, a “Tribute … Continue reading

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Easter 2020 – Quarantine Edition

Sunday, April 12th 2020 . We open our blurry, un-caffeinated eyes and what do we see? . We follow a trail of flower petals to their Easter Baskets: . Frolicking in a tradition seems extra sweet during quarantine:   . We … Continue reading

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Homeschool Headmistress: Good God Friday

Good God Friday, April 10th 2020   Today we enjoy a reprieve in the onslaught of materials from the schools long enough to assess where the hell we are, what’s going on, what we have missed, and what we’re gonna … Continue reading

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Quarantine UkeOke #26 – Angel From Montgomery

Wednesday, April 8th 2020               Song:  Angel from Montgomery By:  John Prine (Feat. “Grapespacho”)   . . 2020-04-08 Quarantine UkeOke #26 – Angel From Montgomery [4:52]:  . ♥♥

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Drunk Homeschool News

Wednesday, April 8th 2020 On this historic day amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, Bernie Sanders suspends his campaign for the presidency. . I make lunch: . Who am I kidding? Daddy made a delicious hot bubbling stew of chicken and beans … Continue reading

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Thank You Bernie

Tuesday, April 8th 2020 Aaaaaand the hits keep coming. #FightForJustice #NotMeUs 💔

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Pandemic Privileges

Tuesday, April 7th 2020   First The Bad News:  The more days that pass, the more I’m finding it harder to cope. That the school district sees fit to send me DOZENS of emails from every direction from my children’s … Continue reading

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Quarantine UkeOke #20 – The Armadillo Song

Thursday, April 2nd 2020

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