Reading “Simple Blogging” alerted me to the un-niche-ness of my blog. Folk who want to read about “Justified” aren’t necessarily folk who want to see my baby blue, hand dyed alpaca bobble yarn. There’s an overlap, but it’s minimal. So henceforth I am Lydia-two-blogs. Judah’s blanket: the haven of domesticity it always was. *What […]Read More If You Signed up for Films or Books..
Only one room in our house (the tiny toilet) has less than fifty books on the shelves, several rooms have hundreds. When I thought about teaching the children to read I didn’t have a set method in mind but I did have two convictions: 1. It must not be an ordeal. For either of us. […]Read More No One Has To Cry For This To Happen
About ten years ago I made this for C. It’s about 5″x 5″. It still means a lot to me now.Read More Revisiting the Past
A gold plated “Bonjour!” to my trio of benevolent backers: G! D! And jeansobrinho! Subscribers all. Scraping around found another homeschooling piece I scribbled. It’s about resources I’ve found useful. Taste and see. Food (yum) The River Cottage Family Cookbook A beautiful book embellished with uplifting photos of young people hurling pancakes, clutching fish and plucking […]Read More Warmed Through Leftovers
A piece of cutting-edge journalism I did for my friend’s homeschooling magazine.Read More Being as your Fingers are All Warmed Up