Come, when the rains have glazed the snow…

Come when the rains Have glazed the snow and clothed the trees with ice, While the slant of sun of February pours Into the bowers a flood of light. Approach! The incrusted surface shall upbear thy steps, And the broad arching portals of the grove Welcome thy entering. Look! The massy trunks are cased in pure crystal; each light spray, Nodding and tinkling in the breath of heaven, Is studded with its trembling water-drops, That glimmer with an amethystine light. But round the parent-stem the long low boughs Bend, in a glittering ring, and arbors hide The glassy floor… Where … Continue reading Come, when the rains have glazed the snow…

Latin Lovers – 5 Ways to Keep the Love Alive

If you’ve read about the Garner Family’s growing love of Latin, then you’ll know that the journey was not without a few difficulties.  We were actually Homeschool Latin Dropouts, then spent a year searching for the right program, before we found and begin to thrive on the curriculum produced by Memoria  Press.   If you’re familiar with Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility then you know that Mr. Willoughby was a great deal of fun, and implied a deep passion for Marianne.  Marianne’s other suitor, Colonel Brandon, was a little older, a little more reserved, yet his love was built on … Continue reading Latin Lovers – 5 Ways to Keep the Love Alive