Sep 202018
 
Day 3 Constution Week  - 4 Bullets

Act out or tell stories of our hard fought American Revolution.  Like Ggeorge Washington and the 4 bullets. With men and officers being shot down all around him, George Washington rode forward to take charge of the collapsing lines at the Battle of the Monongahela on July 9, 1755. While riding along the ranks looking to [read more…]

Sep 192018
 
Constitution Week Tips

Day 1:  Celebrate the Constitution: at super time talk about the Liberty Bell and then go out and ring a bell in your yard. If your neighbors ask, tell them.       Day 2: serve lemonade without sugar🤢 and talk about the Boston Tea Party. Then add sugar and be grateful that we live [read more…]

Sep 182018
 
Celebrate Constitution Week

Celebrate Constitution Week!  Each day do one activity or read one story about our Framers(those who saw the vision for a Constitutional Republic  and sacrificed their wealth and life to make if happen.   Celebrate the world’s oldest Constitution still in use!!

Sep 072018
 
We Can't Comprehend

This is a picture we took on the way up Highway1 long ago. I wanted to stand but the surf and wind were so powerful, I could not. That’s the way it is when we realize the mystery of God’s love for us. We can comprehend. We can’t only fall on our knees.

Sep 062018
 
Five Steps for Writing an Excellent College Entrance Essay Or  An Effective Letter to Your Parents Asking for More Money

Tell ItX2 card I understand if you are reading this, you want colleges to beg you to come to their school. These steps can help you stand out from the competition. Imagine a group of professors, staff members or student assistants sitting in a dimly lit room with stacks of entrance essays looming above them. They [read more…]

Aug 292018
 
DAR - Radical

That’s right–the Daughters of the American Revolution is truly radical.  If you check a dictionary, you see that radical actually means “of or going to the root or origin” and we love finding our roots and honoring them.   radical [rad-i-kuh l] SynonymsExamplesWord Origin adjective of or going to the root or origin; fundamental: a radical difference. Find your roots and honor them this September 17-21 as we celebrate our Constitution. 

Aug 082018
 
Instead of an Apple

Giving  the teacher an apple to polish her up for the year and convince her that little Johnny possesses excellent skills is outdated. Why not make sure Johnny is an excellent writer by playing writing games from Teach Writing Without a Pencil with him. Give the teach a copy also.  She will love it and [read more…]