About Me


Hi, I'm dawn!

I hate mornings, so for an internet name I chose dusk then added "lady" so people knew girl or boy.  I chose this internet name 20 years ago when I worked for CompuServe.  Do you remember CompuServe? Best job outside the home I ever had.

I've blogged since 2001.  Well, not so much when I had toddlers, but once we started homeschooling I blogged a lot more. It's fun.  It keeps me accountable to the things that need done.  I've made wonderful friends and have a good community through blogging. In 2015, I offered my first eBook to the homeschool community: I Am, I Can, I Ought, I Will: Charlotte Mason's Motto Explained for Upper Elementary Students.  You can download the pdf for free.

My husband, Jason, and I have three children. On the internet, they are called M-girl, N-boy, and R-girl. We are Christians and members of an Orthodox Presbyterian Church.   We are big fans of Ohio State Football.

The purpose of this blog has become a record of the educational, life journey my children and I are embarked upon.  I write about our homeschooling plans and outcomes. I write about the books I read.

If I have reviewed curriculum, a book, or some other product I purchased or borrowed it from the library or a friend. There are some books I'm given by friends ... but they are always given without expectation of review. I might review it, but I'm really bad at assignments given me by others. I don't do giveaways. If I write about it, it's something I've chosen to do with no coercion. I don't have any affiliates ... not even Amazon. I work as a Virtual Assistant for Pam Barnhill as her team's Community Care Coordinator.  I would not work for her if I didn't like the things she did. I am not an affilliate, but my children's music and extra-curricula fun does benefit if you purchase from her.

This blog is a reflection of me and mine, I hope you enjoy it!

(Front row, left to right) M-girl, N-boy, R-girl (Back Row) Jason, Dawn

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