As much as we can we like to support groups’ efforts. We can’t always do a lot, but a little here and there from a number of people makes a difference. Since it’s Earth Day and (hopefully) we all have Earth on the mind I’m listing below a number of organizations you can join and/or… Read More 20 Earth Friendly Conservation Groups You Can Join today!
We’ve put together the beginnings of a Local Field Trip or Family Day Out List. This is in no way conclusive! Keep checking back for updates and ideas! Pioneer Tunnel Ashland, PA Centralia, PA Lake Tobias Wildlife Park Fisherville, PA (Halifax area) (read about our trip here) Clyde Peelings Reptile Land Allenwood, PA Pennsylvania State Capital, Harrisburg,… Read More Local Field Trip Ideas
Summer days begin to cool, evenings become bearable. Grass begins to turn a slight shade of tan, proof of it too slowing down. The ending of one season slowly, yet intentionally begins rounding the corner to cool nights and soft breezes where another season has been waiting all year long. Clothes become heavier, thicker. Sweaters, jackets… Read More 30 Days of Fall-Thoughts on Pot Roast-Day 19
There are few things more satisfying to us than a hike on a cool fall day,with leaves crunching underneath our feet, chipmunks scurrying away from us, and the difficult choice to take layers off or leave layers on. Honoring the earth’s seasons and choosing to partake of it, in our opinion, is honoring the God… Read More 30 Days of Fall! Day 4-Glen Onoko Falls, Jim Thorpe,PA
At the foot of our stairs in the bottom floor of our house we have this wall map. One of the $14.99 maps from Staples that every single homeschooling family in the country has. It’s a decent sized map, enough to cover the space on the wall and not leave room for anything else to be… Read More The Map on Our Wall-Mixing Home Education with Travel
We took off on Thursday to spend a family day in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. I truly don’t know why we haven’t been there before Thursday. It turned out to be one of my favorite days this summer that we’ve spent as just the four of us. And truly one of my favorite day trips… Read More Family Day-Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. GO.TODAY.
Some of the best hikes we take are close to home. Simple walks in the woods for an hour or two, sometimes five or six, but always close to home. This short, one hour hike was tucked in behind the DCNR office in Aristes, PA. It is an easy, well defined, walking path, which opened… Read More Hiking-Aristes, PA