Tag Archives: Summer

A Caterpillar Story

We recently did a very homeschoolerish thing: We captured a caterpillar to watch it transform into a butterfly. My son is obsessed with the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and when we discovered a host of black swallowtail caterpillars demolishing my parsley patch, I figured it was a good time to try this experiment. What […]

For the Love of Work

I love work. I usually follow that statement up with the rest of a Jerome K. Jerome quote: I love work. It fascinates me. I can sit and watch it for hours. But this time I really mean it. I do love work—at least, according to the definition in a book I’m currently reading. In […]