This blog currently serves as a journal of what one particular community member, Uriel Fury, has been doing. The journal is updated infrequently. This journal is for friends, family, community members to know what we've been up to at a glance. It might also help us when it comes time for portfolio evaluations.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

September 5th - September 18th, 2011

Watch
Dude, What Would Happen?
Let's Play videos - Minecraft
Adventure Time
Drake and Josh
Pucca
The New Adventures of Nanoboy
Homestar Runner
iCarly
Cyberchase
The New Electric Company
Wizards of Waverly Place
Futurama

Play
Pencil Kids Games - online
Farkle w/ M - iPad
Scrabble w/ M (beat M) - iPad
Electric Box 2 - online
Nitrome.com games - online
Various online flash games
Lego Pirates of The Caribean - 3DS
Lego
Homemade Board Games
Cooking Mama - 3DS
Civiballs - online
Powder Game - online
Scribblenaughts - 3DS
WarioWare D.I.Y. - 3DS
Candy Land
States & Capitals Puzzle
Blocks & Ball Run


Read/Research
Lego Catalog
3 Laws of Robotics
Newspaper
GameInformer Magazine

Discuss
Realities of our family food budget
Pricing strategies for E's business
W explained to E the circuitry of a contact microphone power supply/amp
Why the 1st letters of most words in a show/episode title are capitalized
Flooding in Pennsylvania
Why cacti have thorns
Difference between succulents & cacti
How to get water from a cactus in the desert
How many teeth do humans have?

Write
Calendar of availability for business
Random little notes
Various pages in an activity book

Listen
Field recordings from contact mic
Music - radio

Create
A business - Elijah's Hugs (selling hugs)
Stick Man
Field recordings w/ contact mic
Board Games
Ball Runs

Go/Community
Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant
Ross Park Mall - buying shoes for bday
CSA pick up
Ran various errands w/ M & W
Gyres visited - 2.5hrs
Starbucks
Claddagh
Southside Works Fountain

Health/PE/Safety
Discussed protenous foods & food tastes changing
Dancing
Stretching
Helped make grocery list
Discussed Bento packing


Other
Elijah turned 8 years old Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Sunday, September 4, 2011

August 22nd - September 4th, 2011

No conference is complete without donuts

Watch
Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide
iCarly
Northeast Unschooling Conference (NEUC) Talent Show
Space Balls the animated series
Let's Play videos
New Vi Hart

Play
Little Big Planet 2 - PS3
WarioWare D.I.Y. - 3DS
Battleship
Cars - PS3
Various flash games - online
Hambo - online
Papa's Pizzaria - online
Snail Bob 2 - online
Splitter Pals - online
Papa's Freezeria - online

Read/Research
Conference schedule
The Best of Archie Comics
Diary of a Whimpy Kid, book 1
Spy vs. Spy
Archie Comics Halloween
ASK Magazine
Lego Anatomy

Friday's (day 2 of NEUC) schedule

Discuss
Hurricane safety, what is a hurricane & how are they different than typhoons & tornadoes
Difference between a lake & a pond

Tribute to Hurricane Irene who visited us as a tropical storm @ NEUC

Write
IOU

Listen
Welcome speech at NEUC
'On Point': Whales Have Developed a Religion - NPR (radio)
Music on the radio

Create
Play dough sculptures
Duct tape flowers
Obstacle course
Drew pictures of 'cities'

Go/Community
Northeast Unschooling Conference (NEUC) - August 25th - August 29th
Sheridan Colonial Hotel & Conference Center (Wakefield, MA)
NEUC Picnic - August 29th
Wakefield, MA - August 24th - August 30th
Salem Willows (Salem, MA)
Salem, MA - August 29th
Dunkin' Donuts (Wakefield, MA)
Subway (Wakefield, MA)
Sushi Island (Wakefield, MA)
Omelette Headquarters (Wakefield, MA)
George Washington Bridge (New York, NY)
The Pop Shop (Collingswood, NJ)
The Crowne Plaza (Cherry Hill, NJ)
Burger King
Java House (2.5hrs)

NEUC Picnic

Health/PE/Safety
Dancing
Discussed hurricane safety (Hurricane Irene)
Experimentation with recipes:
Special Smoothie juice - vanilla soy milk, mango madness smoothie & cranberry harvest juice
Edible Matches - carrot sticks dipped in ketchup