B is for Begin

Part of the ABC’s of Learning Beyond School.  Brought to You by the Letter B.  Begin. Start. Pick something you’ve always  wanted to learn or just recently have a passing interest in, and get going. Something you are curious about?  Something your child asks?  Whatever the subject, Begin. No excuses. It doesn’t have  to be … Read moreB is for Begin

Banish the Blues with Dr. Uke

Ukulele and Frog: Don't Worry Be Happy photo www.lisanalbone.com

Today when I saw several posts /tweets about feeling negative, frustrated or stuck, I could relate. No matter how wonderful life is, there is always room to grow. I’ve been in transition for the past few years, with Dale heading out into the world and the new responsibilities of caring for my mom. Empty nest … Read moreBanish the Blues with Dr. Uke

Sharing Meals, Building Community

What more can you ask for? Good company, good food, good conversation. A means of nourishing our bodies as well as our souls. For me there is no better way to introduce new people and nurture ongoing relationships than sharing meals with friends. Depending on your group you can celebrate milestones, commiserate and support each … Read moreSharing Meals, Building Community

August Angst

The time is now here To face your great fear: “What Should Do We Do With The Kids This Year? I mean, educationally speaking, my dear.” Public or private or homeschool, maybe? But Unschool or Charter, what will it be? What’s most important? How to Decide? What’s best for them or what’s best for me? What … Read moreAugust Angst