The best thing about this week was this:
Luke was assigned to draw a picture to go along with his explorer poem for his writing class in Classical Conversations. He knew what he wanted: a man standing on the bow of a ship, sighting for land.
I pulled out a book we had about the Mayflower -- certainly, it had a ship in it! Instead of his original idea, he was inspired to copy a different illustration:
Not to be left out of watercolors, for pete's sake, Levi began working on this:
Oh! to wrap up this day in hugs and love and memories and a beautiful satin bow and keep it in my heart forever.