Tuesday, February 14, 2012

What's on Your Nightstand: Couples Edition

SLO Classical Academy took to the streets, er playground, to ask a question: What books are on your night-stand?  In honor of Valentine's Day, it is couples edition today.  We also asked these couples to describe their favorite date night.  

Tim:  ESPN Encyclopedia; Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure; The Giving Tree; Dave Ramsey
Karen: The Pursuit of Holiness; Teach Me Your Ways; Parenting the Hurt Child; The Open Adoption Experience; Classical Education; Bon Appetit

Tim and Karen Weaver are a Track B family in their second year at SLOCA.  They have three kids: One child, Ben is a current SLOCA student and another, Alexia, is a future SLOCA student. Their favorite date night is sashimi at Kai Lana or Toshi followed by cribbage at Bru.

Eric: Season of Life; The Love Dare; Kids are Worth it!; The Heart of a Father
Lisa: Sophie's World; The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society; The Mission of Motherhood; The Ministry of Motherhood; Sarah's Key; Voice in the Wind; Gaia's Garden

Eric and Lisa Boyd are a Track A family in their sixth year at SLOCA. They have three children: Autumn (Upper Middle School), Evan (Intermediate) and Neilani (2 1/2 years old.)  They love hiking together or grabbing a cup of coffee.

Aaron: Big Sur and the Orange of Hieronymus Bosch
Lindsay: Born to Run; Reiki and the Seven Chakras; The Lacuna; Plan B-Further Thoughts on Faith

Aaron and Lindsay Wolf are a Track A family in their first year at SLOCA. They have two boys: Ben (Kindergarten) and Ronan (2 years old).  Their favorite date places include Novo, Luna Red or trying any new restaurant in town.

Thank you everyone for sharing! Aside from reading history and literature with your student, tell us what you're reading and be entered into a drawing for a $10 gift certificate to Barnes and Noble or Amazon.  Happy Valentine's Day!


pennymalley said...

I am currently reading the great classic " Bossypants", by Tina Fey. :-)

Jenny Bischoff said...

I'm reading "The Laird's Inheritance" by George MacDonald, "Seaman: The Dog Who Explored the West with Lewis and Clark" by Gail Karwoski (previewing for next year), "The Discipline of Grace" by Jerry Bridges and "Dracula" by Bram Stoker. (Can those last two go together in the same sentence???)

The McCabes said...

I have the following on my night-stand:
-One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp
-Come to Papa by Gary Weins
-Good and Angry by Turansky/Miller
-Strengthen Yourself in the Lord by Bill Johnson

Emily Keech said...

Doubt, a history: the Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson, by Jennifer Michael Hecht (check with me in a year to see if I've finished it!)

Complete Stories of Truman Capote

Anonymous said...

~Nancy Villa

*Dracula by Bram Stoker

*The Discipline of Grace by Jerry Bridges

*Why Gender Matters by Leonard Sax,M.D., Ph.D.

*ADD-Friendly ways to Organize your Life by Judith Kolberg

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marikahorton said...

marika horton

(that was me above)

marikahorton said...

I am currently reading:

"Born to Run" by Christopher McDougall

"20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" by Jules Verne

On my nightstand:

"The Mission of Motherhood" by Sally Clarkson

"World War Z" by Max Brooks

"The Book of Virtues" by William J. Bennett