Don't forget to change your clocks tonight! Fall back 1 hour.... the gain of 1 hour was such a boon as a grad student, or a young married, but adding children made all time changes just miserable. For some reason, kids don't pay that much attention to clocks. Like you do. Schedules We are a homeschooling family, and figuring out how to schedule out days and work and life can … [Read more...] about schedules and that sort
Back to School
Going Back to School The school season has returned! Over the last week, parting out LEGO® sets has given way to preparing to return to the classroom. Both Rachael and I have updated syllabi for the various things that we teach. This semester, I face the challenge of teaching a class both on Tuesday/Thursday and Monday/Wednesday/Friday schedules. Keeping things divided in … [Read more...] about Back to School
After taking an extended vacation, it can take a while trying to get back to normal. That's what we did this last week - just before the start of school upsets "normal" all over again. Lots of Parting Out Target stores have been doing summer clearance recently, and I've taken advantage to get some cheap sets. The downside comes from parting out lower quantities of sets, but … [Read more...] about Weekly Review
Some new amenities.
Parting out LEGO® sets started out as lots of fun. I still enjoy it, but tend to work on this for two hours and then take a lengthy break. As we grow, this can be something of an obstacle, so we've made a couple changes. A business computer We purchased a new laptop to use for parting out LEGO® sets. This serves two functions. First, it lets me upload parts to inventory … [Read more...] about Some new amenities.