Water Babies, Monkeys and Lunar Eclipses

One of our goals on this trip was to take our scuba certification and, until now, Alexandra had been too young. Since Providencia we have been traveling with Kyle and Shelley on “Blowin’ Bubbles” who are both certified instructors from Canada, so the proverbial stars aligned and we decided to do the course as a…

Homeschooling with power tools

We have spoken at length about the planning and routine of your homeschooling schedule.  Your mother has been diligent about a rigorous (crazy hard?) mathematics curriculum, and I have been more focused on the reading, writing and presentation side of things.  We both actively seek out learning opportunities in the environment around us, and try to…

Alex’s 2014 Summer Report

We have been in Grenada for 3 months now and we are in a bay called St. Georges. The water here is beautiful, it’s as clear as it was in the Bahamas. We love the island and have enjoyed our time here so far. We plan on staying in Grenada until November. The tour of…

Alex’s thoughts…

Rafiki is a Leopard 42. There are three bedrooms and three washrooms. I have the front room and my parents and sister get the two back bedrooms. Fortunately I get the best room in the house and have the greatest breeze EVAAAAAAAAAAAH!!!!!! I have done many things on my journey: I swam in crystal clear waters… I…

Kathryn’s thoughts…

When I started the school year I didn’t know what to expect.  I was, and still am, afraid that I will be behind in school when I return. This year has been a life changing experience for me.  I love school (but I tend not to always cooperate the best) and I could not have…