The Williams

On September 12th we conducted a photoshoot of all us Read girls for The Girlhood Home Companion.  Here are some funny outtakes: Now for some nice ones… Yesterday I finally got started on my portrait of Beth and Jenny.  I’m enjoying using my new brushes and

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The month is nearly over, so I really ought to make another post. Since I’m behind on photos, I’ll include some. Here is my class ring: {Photography by Abigail} Here is the landscape painting I completed recently: We ordered notecards with this painting printed on

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The site is up.  Www.thecrusadingchemist.com, that is.  I stayed up late setting it up last night, and it is nearly certain to not appeal to you web design connoisseurs, but it is at least uncluttered and straightforward.  Dad’s friend gave us some phone numbers to

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It is amazing to me that sometimes I can be so busy and yet not seem to be doing much of anything. I’m always doing something, of course, but perhaps after I get so immersed in a project, it seems to become less of an

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That gives me roughly two months to complete my coursework. Recently I’ve picked up my study of Latin again. I enjoy that a lot, especially since someone once said that learning Latin makes all subjects 50% easier. It certainly helps with a deeper understanding of

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  I didn’t get to make a post on the first day of March, so I will begin this post with what occurred then.  Our friends the Williams kindly invited Rachel, Joseph and me to accompany them to a splendid performance of Fiddler On The

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Well, today was my 18th birthday.  I believe my littlest siblings were more excited about it than I was (cake and celebrations are so fresh and new in their young minds). When I was but 10 I often said, “I only have 8 years left

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