the home educating chemist

Mom, where are the matches? I heard it. I didn’t process it, but I know I heard it because I told her where they were. I was already helping her younger sister and brother try to build a rocket. To my right was another daughter trying to narrate her zoology reading. Mom, do you know…

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we built a telescope

…A cardboard telescope from a box… I’m not one for reading directions, but this activity struck me as a non-starter without them, as my telescope-building understanding is somewhere near zero. I own a telescope. And loved playing with it until we moved into a valley, where routine starwatching would require going out of my neighbourhood,…

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