Author Archives: waymel

About waymel

Navy wife. Homeschooling mom. Adoptive parent. Pianist. Introvert. One who loves quiet and beauty.

Summer Swim

This year Ben joined Emma on the summer swim team. He didn’t want to, but I made him because I wanted him to improve his swim skills and I thought he’d enjoy swimming more than sitting around watching other kids … Continue reading

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Emma’s Birthday

Emma turned 12 a few weeks ago. She opened her gift from us first thing in the morning — a pull up bar, now attached to her bedroom door frame. She and Wayne came up with the idea of an … Continue reading

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Never Been Cool

Abby: I’m cooler than you, Mom. Me: Oh, for sure. No question. Also me: Ooo! Look! My new book about teaching Latin and Greek came in the mail. Abby: This is why I’ll always be cooler than you.

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Camping

My sister and her family bought a camper a couple of years ago. We started talking about buying a camper, too, but decided to invest in a better tent instead. My sister’s family made reservations at a campground in northern … Continue reading

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Easter

The only picture we took today.

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My Little Foodie

He’s not much for books – unless it’s a recipe book.

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Bring Back the Blog

I’ve been saying this for awhile: it’s time for blogging to make a come back. Not “buy my stuff” blogging (the internet is too full of that mess) – I’m talking personal blogging. Like we did way back in the … Continue reading

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