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On the Road with HTHL: Colorado-to-Kansas

Welcome! Glad you are joining us On the Road with HTHL for the 2017 Homeschool Convention Season! Date: March 6, 2017- March 12, 2017  Colorado Springs, Colorado to Wichita, Kansas Monday It seemed like every Colorado Rocky Mountain dust particle landed on the HTHL van. Freezing temperatures hovering between 32 and 36 degrees and gusts of wind with intermittent drizzling rain is …

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On the Road with HTHL: Happy Mama in the Rocky Mountains

Welcome! Glad you are joining us On the Road with HTHL for the 2017 Homeschool Convention Season! Date: February 27, 2017- March 5, 2017 Rapid City, South Dakota to Leadville, Colorado Leadville, Colorado to Colorado Springs, Colorado Monday Mama’s heart is happy. We were headed to Colorado to visit two of my sons! We had one week off before the next homeschool …

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On the Road with HTHL: Open Highways- New Adventures!

Welcome to my first On the Road with HTHL post of the 2017 Homeschool Convention Season! Date: February 19, 2017- February 26, 2017 Cathlamet, Washington- to- Bismark, North Dakota Bismark, North Dakota to Rapid City, South Dakota Hello 2017, you are not what I expected! After the 2016 Homeschool Convention Season had ended, we rode the wonderful emotional roller coaster of seeing …

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On the Road with HTHL: Home and Back on the Road Again

June 20, 2016-July 10, 2016 Ontario, California to Placerville CA to Pasadena, CA Range of miles: 21,002-21,835 Week #18-20/23weeks We left our home February 21, 2016, and on June 20 at 9:30 pm, the first and largest part of our 2016 homeschool convention tour came to a close. We pulled up our steep windy driveway, and Team HTHL leaned forward to …

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On the Road with HTHL: Sea to Shining Sea

June 12, 2016-June 19, 2016 Memphis, Tennessee-Ontario, California Range of miles: 18,714-21,002 Week #17/23weeks Monday: We continued to pursue the setting sun as we made our way west from Richmond, Virginia to Ontario, California.  Between Saturday night and all day Sunday, we managed to leave behind 841 miles of asphalt, We had bedded down for the night at a truck stop …

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On the Road with HTHL: Growing Up

June 5, 2016-June 12, 2016 Winston-Salem, North Carolina-Richmond, Virginia Range of miles: 17,360-18,714 Week #16/23weeks Monday: Sing with me! “This is the way we wash our clothes, We wash our clothes, we wash our clothes. This is the way we wash our clothes, So early Monday morning.” stanza from Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush Yup! It was Laundry Day …

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On the Road with HTHL: Cousins and Comfort Food

May 2, 2016-May 15, 2016 Indianapolis, Indiana Long Island, New York Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Range of miles: 11,724–13,654 Week #11 and#12/23weeks Monday: After that spectacular lightning show and pouring rain, everything was a little damp at our camp site. But the gloomy day was not going to shade our sunshine filled hearts. We quickly packed because we were headed to Long Island, New …

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On the Road with HTHL: In Awe of God’s Wonders

April 24- May 1, 2016  Duluth, Minnesota- Indianapolis, Indiana Range of miles: 9,982-11,724 Week #10/23weeks Monday-Wednesday Green Indiana farmlands were quickly turning into industry and commerce. As we approached the city of Indianapolis, the thought of staying in another hotel room was less than appealing. Team HTHL longed for some outside time. We found a KOA (Campground of America) 12 miles from …

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On the Road with HTHL: Superior Adventures

April 18-April 24, 2016  Peoria, Illinois to Duluth, Minnesota Range of miles: 9,982-10,850 Week #9/23weeks Monday: Fond memories….Back in the day when I was homeschooling all my kiddos, we all looked forward to the last day of our school calendar year before we switched to summer learning mode. Part of my summer routine was gathering my homeschool catalogues, my clipboard with multiple …

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On the Road with HTHL: Our Visit with Four Homeschool Boys

April 11-April 17, 2016  Wichita, Kansas To Peoria, Illinois  Range of miles: 8,199-9,982 Week #8/23weeks Monday: SO! EXCITED! We finally got the chance to go to Bassett, Nebraska! Why so excited? Bassett, Nebraska is the home of two of my favorite fictional characters that I created for HTHL’s filmed literature guides, Harley and Harley’s Wife. This lovable husband and wife team …