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Been having fun trying to catch some semi-clear images of the moon tonight. It's the first full moon of June this year (there will be two), and the first moon of Winter, and what a lovely moon it is!!!

The first photo was taken with the 50mm lens, but I kept getting lens flare, so I switch to the 75-300mm lens an am a lot happier with those pics...

In the mean time clouds came out and enveloped the moon, providing me with a great backdrop...

The tree also gave some interesting framework, but the powerlines were a bit annoying...

Today has been one of those looooooong days, not unlike how many of my days were last year, and has given me an opportunity to reflect on how things have changed this year. Both Erik and Luey were home today. Dave is now sure that Luey also has Bronchitis. In case anyone is wondering, Bronchitis, much like croup is not contagious but rather is an infection that piggy backs of another illness and develops in people who are susceptible.

Dave is one of those people, as are, it seems Erik and Luey... We're desperately trying to get the boys better so they can go to Liam's birthday party on Sunday.

So, anyway, had all three boys home today, and managed to get them all down for a nap at a similar time to one another... But honestly did feel like I was just biding my time waiting for Dave to come home.

Anyway, so yeah, I really do appreciate that they go to school.

Dave had heard a guy on the radio this morning being interviewed for the homeschooling conference which is on in Sydney this week. The interview was pretty a going by the number triteness that we're used to hearing, with no time or energy given to tackling the hard questions...

I really want people to answer questions like:

How do homeschooling parents get support for themselves whilst being the sahp with the kids all the time, especially when there is no extended family to rely on and participating in homeschooling groups is both expensive and somewhat unreliable?

How do parents who want to homeschool overcome their children's social expectation of going to school?

Anyway, I want to write a post on Idealism soon...

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katef said…
love the photos.. the last one is my fav!

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