Category Archives: Lent

Eating from the pantry, unschooling, and the liturgical year

The beginnings of our new garden — garlic and greens, planted in late October to overwinter.  Some of the greens contributed to our Christmas dinner. As I sit down to write this post, it is January 6th — Epiphany, the … Continue reading

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Icy February

Yesterday on our way to Mass, it was 40 degrees and raining.  The creeks were roaring with snowmelt, spilling over into the fields.  The Mohawk had risen up the very lip of its banks, and chunks of ice bobbed in … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras

These were the choices on our whiteboard today. (Pardon the flash; it’s too dark in the entryway to take a picture without it.)  After we finished our read aloud time (the bits about Shrove Tuesday from The Catholic Home and … Continue reading

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