Tag: homeschool

Louie reading a compass

Instant Magic Tricks: Magnets

People in movies and books find their way out of the woods by making their own compass out of who knows what. This skill is COOL.

In the interest of us all being cool, a blog post was in order.

Science is Magic

Impress Your Posse With Science Magic: FIRE!

If you want to impress your kids, grandkids, significant other, neighbor or your dog, I’ve got a few cool tricks you can show them! No advanced degrees needed.

Boreal Owl with squirrel

Beacons of Hope _Birds!

When I let Louie out this morning, the birds were singing.

I decided that sharing some of the wonder of birds with you was a perfect idea!

Alaska View From the Tundra of Skilac Lake

Six Most Difficult Places To Visit On Earth

Fantasizing about the next cool place you’d love to visit?

Somewhere exotic?

In this day and age, I figured we could hop a plane to get anywhere.

I was wrong…

Baby Louie and a fire

What is the Deal with Wildfires?

Oh, do I mean uncontrolled blazes spurred by wind and dry underbrush, traveling at up to fourteen miles an hour? That’s a four-minute mile. Usain Bolt would live. So would a cheetah. But the garden snails and I would be crispy critters.