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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!

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