Cryptid Case Files: Case C.03

Cryptid Case Files {life as a field trip}

noun: cryptozoology
the search for and study of animals whose existence or survival is disputed or unsubstantiated, such as the Loch Ness monster and the yeti.

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Cryptid Case Files: Case K.02

Cryptid Case Files {life as a field trip}
noun: cryptozoology
the search for and study of animals whose existence or survival is disputed or unsubstantiated, such as the Loch Ness monster and the yeti.

While Brain Drain and Summer Slide may seem like they could be mythological monsters, they are all too real. Last week, we had fun fighting those beastly opponents with the first Case File (zombies), but getting P to write was a challenge. He barely wrote four sentences, but he did read for hours about zombies and other mythical monsters on Saturday and Sunday night.

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Cryptid Case Files: Case Z.01

 

Cryptid Case Files {life as a field trip}noun: cryptozoology

The Historic Astor Neighborhood: Walk Through History

The Historic Astor Neighborhood: Walk Through History

Hazelwood House, home to Morgan L. Martin and the site of the drafting of Wisconsin’s state constitution.

I’ve come to love Throwback Thursdays. They get me thinking about those good old days. Lately Thursdays mean I get to write about the good old days. What’s more “throwback” than historic homes? A few weeks ago my mom and I took a walking tour of Green Bay’s Historic Astor Neighborhood. I drive through this neighborhood daily. It’s gorgeous, full of lush, green trees, big old houses, each with its own personality, and sidewalks perfect for cracking mother’s back.

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Throwback: The Right (Cook) Book at the Right Time

Over the years, I’ve dabbled in cooking Mexican recipes in an effort to make at home what we couldn’t easily find here in the Midwest. Along the way, I discovered Diana Kennedy’s amazing cookbook The Art of Mexican Cooking. I make her pan de muerto and rosca de reyes recipes every year. Her recipes have become a part of our family tradition. It’s a beautiful cookbook full of recipes as well as background and cultural information for each recipe or chapter. It’s a little bit like traveling Mexico through Kennedy’s eyes (or stomach).

Throwback: The Right (Cook) Book at the Right Time

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