Books & Reading

In Which My “Commonplace Book” is Renamed “The Les Mis Fan Club”

I had this post entirely written in my head last night, so it counts for yesterday. I cannot stop copying quotes from Les Miserables. And I underline far more than I write (I wish my hands never tired). That’s why I bought the $5 paperback – it is mine, my own, my precious. (Yes, we… Continue reading In Which My “Commonplace Book” is Renamed “The Les Mis Fan Club”

Books & Reading

The Best Thing We Ever Memorized (According to my Kids)

This Wednesday I’ll share some of my kids’ favorite words. Once upon a time we memorized the riddles from The Hobbit. Well, we’ve been getting morning time done, and that includes memorization. I have the riddles slated to review once a week, but we’ve done them daily, per the children’s request. This is one I… Continue reading The Best Thing We Ever Memorized (According to my Kids)