McMahon Christmas Letter 2020

Merry Christmas to all the Faces we miss, Michael turned 13 and entered 8th grade this year. We continue to homeschool through Valley Oaks, and this year that included doing an 8th Grade Constitution class, which was timely and interesting to learn about during this remarkable political year. We both learned a lot, and Michael…

Covid Coop-Up Talitha McMahon

I am nine, almost 10. People are scared of catching Covid-19, so we are social distancing ourselves by staying home and staying 6ft away from people outside our families.  This means that businesses are not open and are losing money, so people are also worried about losing thier jobs. My dad is a nurse, so…

Digging in Deep

Last week, I took my older son to the Charis Teaching Farm with me.  We had researched a natural farming practice called “Banana Circles” and we were anxious to implement it. Banana Circles are essentially a 1 meter wide pit dug 1 meter deep.  The excess dirt is piled on the rim of the pit….