Doe a Deer, a Female Deer…
Doe a Deer, a Female Deer…
/ May 22, 2019 1 COMMENTS
We are supposed to have deer in the country but I hardly ever see one. With all the ...
Threats and More Threats…
/ April 5, 2010 0 COMMENTS
As a resident alien in my permanent residence in a different country I enjoy reading and thinking.  My children threaten to take my books away from me if I forget to phone them on my ...
Now My Turn…
/ April 2, 2010 0 COMMENTS
Now I’ve done the brief history of homeschool in our house I want to return to my saner days before I ventured across the pond to gallop off into the sunset with my hat toting, ...
Degrees and Other Surprises…
/ April 1, 2010 0 COMMENTS
I had always encouraged my oldest son to follow his dream.  It was a dream that all young boys have, no, not a train driver, although it could have been, his was a dream to go to the ...
What Tunnel..?
/ March 31, 2010 0 COMMENTS
Just to let all you wanna be homeschoolers out there know, there does come a time when all of your students have graduated.  That day finally came for me last year!  I had felt like ...
Anglo-Mother of an Aggie..?
/ March 30, 2010 0 COMMENTS
As I settled into my homeschool I became cool in the eyes of my children.  I was awarded the mother of the year.  I knew this because they would proudly brag to their two friends ...
Chalk Filled Gyms and Dancers’ Bags…
/ March 29, 2010 0 COMMENTS
Now I had offspring and somehow, between birth and homeschool I’d caught the awful American craze of organised sports for all children who could walk.  This is not an English ...
Legal Alien…
/ March 26, 2010 0 COMMENTS
I unwittingly became a Legal Alien on accepting Mrs-Hood.  My children grew up thinking I was some extra terrestrial being and would introduce me as their “Mum, the  illegal ...
Love at First Sight…
/ March 25, 2010 0 COMMENTS
My husband, the handsome Texan with blue eyes, admitted to loving me at first sight.  I hadn’t given him permission or even really noticed the chemistry that had arced between us ...
Before You Ask…
/ March 24, 2010 0 COMMENTS
Okay, I can hear it!  What’s a nice girl like you doing flying off to America to sojourn with someone she only knows as a blue-eyed cowboy?  Trust me in this…with the ...
What’s a Fortnight?
/ March 23, 2010 0 COMMENTS
Many, many years ago, well, not that many, I decided to travel to America.  It was to be a short visit; a fortnight at the most.  Australia had always been at the top of my list of ...