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Learning Notes Week of Sept 14

Sunday Managed to actually read Mass readings and discuss them before Mass. A really good discussion too about the cross and justice and mercy. Anthony looking over Dom’s shoulder saw the still shot for the Shakespeare Original Pronunciation video and exclaimed, Is that the Globe? So the little ones are getting into it too. Monday […]

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Learning Notes Week of Sept 8

Monday For copywork I copied out one of the antiphons from today’s Morning Prayer for the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary: “When the most holy Virgin was born, the whole world was made radiant.” Which was really only the first half of the antiphon. The second half is “blessed is the […]

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Learning Notes Week of September 1

Saturday Farmer’s market as usual. We went out to lunch to our favorite on the water location: Jake’s in Hull. Bella and Sophie drew the usual sea scenes, but with much more specificity than usual. Bella drew a tidal pool with a hermit crab, barnacles, snails, anemones, starfish… all right out of Pagoo. Sophie’s was […]

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School Notes

The first few days of our “back to school” week have gone swimmingly. By which I mean they have been chaotic and full of interruptions and missed opportunities. And yet we also accomplished more than I dared hope. Yes things are crazy. But when have they ever not been crazy? This year we have another […]

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