As much as I was enjoying the beautiful spring-like weather we have been having in Wyoming, I confess that I was a little happy that it snowed right before we left - until we started driving on the icy interstate. It took us 3 hours to drive 144 miles. We didn't make good timing on the roads today, but we still made it past Salt Lake City before sunset. We had dinner, took the kids for a swim, and are now tucking everyone in bed (including me!).
This past week in school, we finished up our row of Mailing May, made it to the half way point in All About Reading and Spelling, and Eliana finished her Math Lessons for a Living Education Book 2. It felt like a good stopping point. We started activities for Corduroy about half way through the week. I didn't feel like packing it with us, so maybe we'll visit a big city department store? and finish when we get home. :)
I did bring along a little bit of school to do while on the road. Malachi is working on Critical Thinking's Editor-In-Chief and Visual Learning System, an online video based Science resource that we have been using to supplement our Science for a Crew review. I also brought along a read-aloud for bedtime and lesson plans for Roxaboxen since we will be driving through Arizona on our way home and plan to stay a full day and 2 nights at the Grand Canyon.
As for our time in California while my husband is in classes, the 3 younger kids and I get to relax, explore,
and spend time with a dear blogging friend that I get to meet for the first time! This is such a blessing to me to get to meet her! This whole trip is such a blessing - not something we would have afforded on our own. Our gas is paid for there and back and our hotel tonight is the only room we have to pay for. My husband works all week, but we plan to go to Disneyland as a family on Sunday. Then we will be caravanning home with Luke's aunt, uncle and grandma - which was another unexpected blessing because when we mentioned that we wanted to go go the Grand Canyon, Luke's grandma has never been and wanted to go too. So we get to camp with them in their motorhome on our way home!
Well, we will have a busy day next week this time, so I'll try to take a few pics and schedule a post to go out next week for my weekly post. Until then, I'm taking a break and not thinking about blogging! :)