Tree O’ Tree

October 4, 2011

Tree o’ tree, beautiful so much. With your green leaves you sparkle a lot. Your bird house is old. You have orange and green leaves which are nice. Tree o’ tree, you can’t eat fried chicken and cookies, but your roots make you drink water in the ground. Your wood is old, but not your […]

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George’s Marvellous Medicine

September 15, 2011

George’s Marvellous Medicine is a really good story about a kid named George. He lives on a farm with his parents and his Grandma. His parents are nice, but his Grandma is mean to him. She yells at him, she bosses him around, and she tells him the way he does things are wrong. So […]

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Summer, Summer, Summer: 2011

September 8, 2011

Thank you to everyone who posted comments for us over the Summer. It was so nice for Quinn and I to finally get back online and read through them all. We had an action packed vacation and are both very excited to get going again on our homeschool adventure. Quinn tells all about our break […]

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Massachusetts Multiplication Meddling

June 30, 2011

  Quinn has been doing so well with his Math since we started our home school adventure. He has mastered addition and subtraction of numbers of all lengths no matter how high you stack them and he is now multiplying one, two, and even three digit numbers. As we now move into division we decided […]

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Helicopter Ride

June 29, 2011

Helicopter Ride – by Quinn Hancock This week I went for a Helicopter ride, If I had fallen off, I’d probably have died.   We took off in the sky so very fast, I hope this ride isn’t my last.   We turned and flew up so high, It was almost like we were part […]

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Judo

June 13, 2011

-by Quinn Hancock                 One of the things I started to do when I moved to Boston two months ago was taking Judo classes. I really enjoy it. I like sparring with other kids in my class. I started as a white belt and I just got my […]

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Babe and Me

June 8, 2011

    The story “Babe and Me”, by Dan Gutman is a fiction book, but it is based on an actual event from history. It is about a kid who plays baseball named Joe Shoshack. Joe lives in Louisville, Kentucky with his Mom and only sees his Dad every once and a while. He is […]

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My New Bike

June 3, 2011

  – by Quinn Hancock   Let me tell you about something, that I really, really like. It is my brand new, white and green, BMX bike.   It is called the Viper, because it is super fast. I have to ride it carefully, or I’ll end up in a cast.   I like to […]

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Learning About Phil and Nancy

May 23, 2011

Shortly after moving to South Boston, or Southie as the natives call it, we found one of our favorite places to walk. It is a small harbor walk about a block from our house. It is a dock and grass park area next to the water and it is enclosed at one end making it […]

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Chess

May 20, 2011

  Chess -by Quinn Hancock   I’d rather play on a chess board, than learn to play a guitar chord.   If you want a good piece it’s the Queen, but be careful sometimes she’s mean.   The chess board is so black and red, I like to eat the pieces dead.   Playing chess […]

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