Roadschool fun at the largest collection of Millstones in US and Mountain Life Museum

This week we got to see the largest collection of millstones in  US. Our roadschool adventure took us to visit the McHargues Mill house and bird sanctuary. Unfortunately, all the historical markers were badly weathered and hard to read. We did, in Unschool fashion, google information on the Mill, and learn it was built in 1812 and was a working mill that made three grades of flour, bran, corn meal, and even wool. The mill Continue reading

Stocking the Lake at Diamond Lake

Unschooling is about asking questions, finding answers and asking more questions.  We love this process and use it in every aspect of our life.  Today we learned how the lake at Diamond Lake gets stocked with fish. We were able to ask the manager of the marina and the fish guys lots of questions – here a few: Did the lake naturally have fish in it when it was first discovered?  No we have been Continue reading

Pickney Island National Wildlife

We went to pickney Island and oh did we get lost – OK really we just went down the wrong road and got to the end and decided we should turn around – took us an extra hour to get home but Isabelle thought we were lost and never going to get home … We saw a fiddler crabs and chased them all over the dried up pond- we saw lots of birds and a baby alligator.  Then we Continue reading