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On the Road With HTHL: Happy Mama!

February 29-March 6, 2016 Miles to Date: 1,798 One mom plus a visit with her adult children equals one happy mama! We have a week between conventions and our two boys work at Copper Mountain Ski Resort just outside of Denver, Colorado. It’s a perfect time to visit. So I donned my Copper Mountain sweatshirt I got for Christmas, and …

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HTHL Tour: Last Week in Our Home Town

February 20, 2016 HTHL Tour Begins! We’ll be on the road for five months. Saying goodbye is never easy. We spent the week saying goodbye to dear friends and family. We cherish the prayers and encouragement we have received from each one. Emotionally, I’m spent in a good way. We are so blessed to have such great friends. On my …

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The Filming of HTHL’s Study Guide Island of the Blue Dolphins

October 2014 Confession: I always wanted to be Mrs. Frizzle from The Magic School Bus series. I wanted to snap my fingers and take my students to the places we were studying. I coveted her school bus that knows no limitations. And of course, I wanted her earrings! My “Mrs. Frizzle envy” began early in our homeschool years. In fact, …