Category: Homeschooling

In which I share a little Fayette history, then go off on a tangent about the differences between boys and girls


(Click here for part 4) We visited the old Fayette train depot, which is now the home of Fayette’s Historical Society. I photographed a few things that caught my attention. Someone donated their collection of campaign pins. Some of these are just cheesy. And… Continue Reading “In which I share a little Fayette history, then go off on a tangent about the differences between boys and girls”

Hoppin’ and Soppin’ (Field Trip Part 4)


(click here for part 3) Following the art museum, we mosied (one can mosey in a town like Fayette) over to the Golden Eagle Syrup Manufacturing Plant. On the way, the Fayette natives pointed out a restaurant that I “just have to try” some… Continue Reading “Hoppin’ and Soppin’ (Field Trip Part 4)”

He loved Jesus and America (Field Trip, Part 3)


(Click here for part 2) The folk art of Rev. Benjamin F. Perkins is also featured in Fayette’s art museum. I took art classes when I was a youngster and teen, but my mom only kept one of my paintings. It’s a runny watercolor… Continue Reading “He loved Jesus and America (Field Trip, Part 3)”

To Be an Artist (Field Trip, Part 2)


(Click here for Part 1) Our first stop was the Fayette Civic Center and Art Museum. First of all, the people working in the civic center/art museum were very kind, polite, welcoming, all the things you associate with southern hospitality. Our hostess had so… Continue Reading “To Be an Artist (Field Trip, Part 2)”

The First Field Trip, Part 1


I took the children on their first field trip Thursday. The coordinator for this trip called it, “Come to the Country.” She had a big day planned for all of us and a few surprises up her sleeve. She invited us to visit Fayette,… Continue Reading “The First Field Trip, Part 1”

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