Homeschooling and Minecraft

NaNo got put on hold, basically. Instead I’ve been focused on some of the learning projects Little Bear and I have got going on in the Minecraft Bedrock edition (which is cross playable on several systems and doesn’t require a dedicated server for friends to play on your map provided you are logged on).

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The Creeping Crud is upon Us

It started with Little Bear last Monday, followed by Tuxedo Cat that Friday. Then my parents got it and yesterday I was hit with it – hard. (Didn’t realize until today that the reason my family has always used the term “creeping crud” for illness that spreads to everyone is because it’s military slang. Kind of amusing.)

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Scholar Owl’s Mood Tracker Template

This is what we came up with at my therapist’s office earlier this week for Scholar Owl’s Health/PE elective this year for improving his skills in managing his Bipolar symptoms. It is set up to use the clinical numeric scale and aimed to be user friendly for those who aren’t used to mood trackers.
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First Day of Public School and Other Things

Yesterday was the first day of public school and everything went well EXCEPT the bus ride home. Tuxedo Cat got on the wrong bus home from the high school so he didn’t get home until 4pm. Apparently this year there is switching of buses involved and he not only got on the wrong bus to start with, but also switched to the wrong bus at the switch point. Thankfully the bus garage people were super polite with me when I called and were right on top of it to locate which bus he was on to get him home.

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