just a claudia morning

I brushed my teeth to the sound of her singing “Happy Birthday”, and saw that she had set up this party for “Frank”, her gargoyle that she won at the zombie ice skate last winter. They are having tea and apple cake. When she looked out the front door and saw that they were cutting…

moss. phase two.

Well, let’s backtrack a bit to the end of Moss: Phase One which is known casually around the house as “killing all that moss”. Fastidiously, yes. But, still, just killing it. It took us a little while to get our second wind, mainly because the “reason” for wanting to study moss this closely was for…

field trip! oxford and london, england

Shortly after Christmas I saw a call for abstracts for a conference called Winter Festivals and Traditions, to be held at Oxford University. They were very short abstracts and so — since it’s harder for me NOT to talk about neurodiversity and processional arts than it is for me to talk about it — I…

welcome… to moss.

We have many plans for moss this year. While the plans are creative, it also seems beneficial to record our findings as scientifically as possible. It gives us data that can be used at next year’s Homeschool Science Fair, and it also just helps us keep track of what’s working. OBJECTIVE: we need to be…