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Blogging More, Blogging Better

…but not more better. I bought Crystal Paine’s blogging introductory course, since it’s only $7 (today, anyway). Sometimes I think I’d like to improve my blogging. But I actually hate blogs that are obviously monetized — all the pop ups! … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Education in Community

Recently I’ve been listening to some older episodes of my favorite podcast, Close Reads, as they discuss Wendell Berry’s novel “Jayber Crow.” In the episode I heard today, they were talking about the (fictional) town of Port William and how … Continue reading

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My Sunday Best

Most Sundays I intend to get a picture of us so I can participate in this link up, but for whatever reason it never happens. A couple of Sundays I did take a picture of the kids playing in the … Continue reading

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My History as a Quitter

One of the enjoyable features of Facebook is the ability to look back and see what you wrote in the past. Yes, it can be fun (and heartbreaking) to see your children all tiny and sweet, but did you know … Continue reading

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A Goodly Sum

Wayne was supposed to reenlist today, to promise the world’s greatest Navy another six years of faithful service.  A ceremony in D.C., by the World War II memorial, was planned. That reenlistment was supposed to come with a bonus.  To … Continue reading

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Curriculum Changes: Full Circle

I started the year with three full cores from Memoria Press, fresh from their conference ready to follow the lesson plans henceforth and forever. A couple of months in, I started making changes. The math – Rod and Staff – … Continue reading

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What I Read in March

The Scarlet Pimpernel – I heard someone mention this book and impulsively decided to read it. I enjoyed it, though the twists/surprises were fairly obvious. A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered … Continue reading

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