“…enjoy every moment as it passes….”

A special to thanks today to Nora's mom, the lovely Professor Abby Palko (ND¬†Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Gender Studies Program, Fellow of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies and affiliate faculty of Department of Africana Studies.) who, after spending the last week traveling 2500 miles to see every one of Laura Ingalls Wilder's …

The Pioneer Spirit

Pioneers have found their way around the homestead. ¬†They've found their place in the great work of building a community on the new frontier! Whether it's cooking, cross stitching, creating bows and arrows, teaching one another, researching and transcribing recipes, carving soap sachets, grinding corn, making new friends, running through the woods or sounding out …

Pioneering Rain or Shine!

Hauling creek water, making sweet pickles, reading Laura's Letters and learning to build a fire, folk dancing and book making, football, Wolves in the House scene work and a bow and arrow wood hunt. It all  happened on this fantastic first day of Pioneer Crafts and Acting Camp Day!                     

Thank you SB150!!

Youth on Stage performers had a blast entertaining a huge crowd in the Kids Zone of SB150! Kids creating musical theatre-a great Bday gift to South Bend!!!