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Tagged With: books

The Journey Begins Anew Today

The journey of life begins anew today for our family. Our son, James Ashman, is joining us from California. He's driving clear across the country all by himself. So of course I'm a bit concerned. But he's a lot like me and I know he'll take care and plan well and arrive safe. He's looking … Continue reading »

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Grandma Mumsie and Fiona in Rice Lake Wisconsin

Our visit here in Rice Lake is about to come to an end. Sunday morning we leave for St. Paul for our 3-week house sitting job. Fiona has enjoyed her visit with her grandma Mumsie, as we call Joel's mom. She's also loved coming back to The Rice Lake Public Library. Yesterday she had fun … Continue reading »

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11/11/11 = 6/6

On November 11th, 2011 join us for a book release party of epic proportions. Epic because of the 6/6—we'll be celebrating the release of 6 books in 6 months.

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11/11/11 = 6/6 Book Release Party

On November 11th, 2011 join us for a book release party of epic proportions. Epic because of the 6/6—we'll be celebrating the release of 6 books in 6 months.

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Crafty Lifestyle: Bookbinding

Having more time has made me ponder creative outlets besides my songwriting and business books. Needing a better way to track my projects and day-to-day tasks (my experiment with 3x5 cards was most enlightening) I tried my hand at hand stitching my own little notebook. I need to work on the gluing techniques, and got … Continue reading »

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Big Book Launch (And We Helped!)

Last night our friend Kari Hagensmith had a book release party for her first book, The Girlfriend Will . . . which we helped create. Our Someday Box service helps people get their book out of the 'someday' box and into their hands. You can read all about it at the Someday Box website.

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Nomadic Travel: What Are We Really Doing?

You've heard that the Canfield family is going to travel and live a nomadic lifestyle. What does that mean? What are we really doing? Let me explain. We are no longer renting a place to live. We're packing our Kia Sedona minivan with our clothing, Joel's musical instruments and equipment, important books and papers, Fiona's … Continue reading »

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Homeschooling: 1st Grade - Day 2

Today is Fiona's second day of first grade. We homeschool through the Horizon Charter school program. Since we're still traveling and are in Surrey British Columbia right now, you may wonder how this is working. Well, right now we're all sitting in a Wired Monk coffee shop in Surrey. We walked here from the place … Continue reading »

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Precocious 105-Year Old Chatterbox Prodigy Reads in the Dark

There's been a lot of talk lately about just who Fiona really is and what she does. Thanks to all of your comments, we've been able to come up with this succinct description: "a precocious 105-year old chatterbox prodigy who reads in the dark." Yet that only begins to scratch the surface of this deep … Continue reading »

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More of the Plan

The long-term goal is to own nothing but what we can carry in a few suitcases, besides a few possessions too expensive or emotionally precious to replace. This isn't meant to be Sherman's march to the sea, slashing and burning as we go. At some point it's likely we'll come back to a more traditional … Continue reading »

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